UK education sector set to thrive following pandemic boom

The government has announced that the UK’s thriving education sector exported £23.3 billion in 2018 and that they will be supporting the sector to boost the figure to hit £35 billion a year by the end of the decade. It aims to do this via a wide range of new initiatives

Expansion of National Tutoring Programme announced

Schools will have greater flexibility to offer high-quality 15-hour tutoring courses that meet the needs of their pupils in a major expansion of the National Tutoring Programme, backed by £1 billion the government has announced.  The programme is expected to reach up to six million pupils across the country in total over the next three years

LEGO pledges £11.53m to support vulnerable children in Afghanistan and Haiti

The LEGO Foundation and KIRKBI, the owners of the LEGO Group, has announced a new £11.53m grant to support vulnerable children in Haiti and Afghanistan with partners including UNICEF, UNHCR - the UN Refugee Agency and Education Cannot Wait (ECW). Thomas Kirk Kristiansen, chair of the governing board, The LEGO Foundation,

Government back to school campaign launched

The government has launched its back to school and college campaign to set out the experience that students can ‘get back to’ from September, with restrictions such as bubbles eased to allow a full return to sport, music, drama, science experiments and being with their friends. Schools and colleges are maintaining