- Coronavirus: school governors
The DfE advises against governing bodies meeting in person, and to instead adopt alternative arrangements, for example, by using video or teleconferencing applications. These may include but are not limited to: Skype, Microsoft Teams and Zoom.
- Coronavirus: social distancing in schools
The Department for Education (DfE) has produced guidance on how to implement social distancing in schools. Ensure class sizes reflect the numbers of teaching staff available and are kept as small as possible.
- Coronavirus: QTS and NQTs
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson confirmed that trainee teachers who miss out on their full complement of school training hours because of school closures will still qualify as teachers. Mr Williamson said he would be prepared to waive normal requirements to gain QTS for trainees.