Secondary school and college pupils in England will need to continue wearing face masks in class when they return after Easter, the Government has said.
School inspections will take place in the summer term to provide reassurances on how well pupils are catching up, Ofsted has said.
A union embroiled in the dispute over fears that further education jobs are being replaced with lower paid posts has criticised the college employers’ group for “rejecting its own proposals”.
Colleges and universities are to receive extra cash for teaching over the next academic year.
College lecturers in Scotland are to go ahead with planned strike action on Thursday.
Strike action involving college lecturers over fears further education jobs are being replaced with lower paid posts has been suspended.
College lecturers in Scotland have voted in favour of strike action over fears further education jobs are being replaced with lower paid posts.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled how lockdown measures will be eased in England – including allowing pupils to return to class in a fortnight.
The number of students at Scotland’s colleges fell by almost 26,000 last year, according to figures released by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC).
The Government has set out its plans to reform post-16 education and training in England to ensure that employers have the skills they need for the economy to grow.
An Aberdeen student union has claimed their tenants have been "failed" during the coronavirus pandemic.