The regulator has recommended headteachers keep records should teachers come under pressure from students and parents to boost exam grades.
A new report from the National Foundation for Educational Research shows that the first lockdown in March 2020 led to a decrease in the wellbeing of teachers. However, the report also found that there has been a surge in the number of people applying to enter the profession, due to its “recession-proof” nature.
Elsewhere, Shadow Secretary of State for Education, Kate Green addressed the ASCL’s annual conference in which she revealed that she would look to “design in” interventions such as summer schools and tutoring to the education system to aid the COVID recovery.
Finally, in Parliament MPs discussed the future of education, post-pandemic at a Westminster Hall debate called by Bob Seely MP, and the Education Committee took its first oral evidence as part of its inquiry into Home Education.