This briefing covers updates on Ofqual’s proposals for examinations and assessments in 2020 and 2021.
The scale of the investment in the statement is unprecedented – for unprecedented times. Does it go far enough, are the priorities right and what role does it imply for local government in the recovery?
This briefing is intended as a route map through the main sources of information on the Covid-19 epidemic, which provide the data required to assess progress towards the UK government’s tests for easing lockdown.
Swift Read: Back to the beach? 5 ways to balance health and economy in reopening rural and coastal tourism
This briefing explores 5 ways to balance health and economy in reopening rural and coastal tourism post-pandemic.
Covid-19 has highlighted the cracks in our current food supply, but also presents an opportunity for harnessing – and acting on – collective enthusiasm over rebuilding sustainably. Sarah Duley, Head of Food at Soil Association Scotland, encourages local authorities to consider the social, economic and environmental benefit to shortening supply chains and sourcing food locally.
This briefing summarises the Office of the Schools Adjudicator Annual Report September 2018 to August 2019 report, which was updated on 13 March.
The new lockdown in Leicester is unlikely to be unique over the coming months. Can what has happened there tell us more about the readiness of central and local government to respond effectively to further local outbreaks of Covid-19?
How are councils planning and working to deliver recovery? What will recovery look like? Jonathan Carr-West and Ingrid Koehler discuss the LGIU’s Post Covid Councils work including the latest strand on sustainable development and how you can get involved. We also speak to Councillor Gavin Callaghan, the leader of Basildon Council about their plans for…
The impact of the lockdown on the UK sports and physical activity sector as it prepares for recovery
The impacts of Covid-19 have created significant disruption in the UK sports, leisure and physical activity sector. This briefing looks at the impacts of the lockdown on participation and on the sector more widely. It considers the strategic challenges facing the sector as it prepares for recovery.
Two recent ADASS reports show the range of problems facing adult social care in responding to Covid-19, consider the next stage of the pandemic response, and finally, make recommendations for a sustainable future for social care.