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9 April 2020 Ofqual exam guidance

Ofqual has published guidance for schools and colleges in relation to exam assessments this summer due to the current crisis.

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8 April 2020 Coronavirus employer toolkit for schools and academies

HR and employment related resources to help schools and academies manage their people as best as they can during what is a very challenging time.

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3 April 2020 Coronavirus Act – new education powers

This week Parliament is debating a new bill aimed at giving the Government new powers to help tackle the Coronavirus outbreak.

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1 April 2020 Keeping children safe during Covid-19 – template policy

In response to new safeguarding guidance published by the Department for Education (DfE) to keep children safe, including online, during the pandemic, we are delighted to be able to share with you our template so that you can add to your existing child protection policy.

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31 March 2020 Academy Trust Board decision-making

As we enter the second week of school closure, we have developed a new guidance for Boards to help you implement robust structures for urgent decision-making.

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25 March 2020 Coronavirus – guidance to social care and schools on vulnerable children and young people

With Covid-19 expected to place a substantial burden on statutory services and school closures being put into effect, the Government has now issued guidance on continued protection of this group.

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12 March 2020 Pension Scheme Exit Payment – an unplanned liability?

We have recently encountered a number of situations where academies have found themselves liable to large sums of money after their commercial contracts with catering providers have exposed them to reimburse payments.

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12 March 2020 be connected newsletter for education - March 2020

In this edition we provide you with the latest in legal updates, news and insight from the sector.

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12 March 2020 Academy Transformation Trust share their initial approach to managing the unknown

With every business, organisation and person on high-alert pending almost hourly developments in the worldwide fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), schools and trusts across the country are preparing for the unknown in different ways – with some very innovative and sensible approaches being taken.

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11 March 2020 Prevention and protection against historical abuse claims in schools

Last month the Court of Appeal awarded £1.1m to a former pupil who had been abused by a teacher in his school in the early 1980s. Dai Durbridge and Sarah Erwin-Jones explain why that figure was so high and what you need to do to protect yourself from such claims.

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