A ‘Safe Schools’ policy for re-opening education as soon as possible and mitigating the harms of closure
This paper proposes a ‘safe schools policy’ aimed at mitigating the harms of school closure,...Read More
The Department for Education ‘student travel window’ guidance published on 11th November 2020...Read More
Independent SAGE statement on cuts to the Department for Education allocation of laptops for disadvantaged pupils in England On 22nd October, the Department for Education imposed a legal duty on all schools in England “to...Read More
Since Indepent Sage’s initial consultation on University reopening at the end of August, the situation has changed significantly. Cases are rising rapidly, particularly in young adults, and there are reports of rapidly deteriorating situations on some university campuses as universities attempt to manage the multiple crises of transmission, infections, and student welfare.
In light of this we have updated our recommendations. Read the full statement and recommendations here .
This statement represents the considered view of Independent SAGE. We welcome additional evidence and views that might enable us to improve upon it.Read More
In a new report for consultation, Independent SAGE recommends several actions for a safe return to universities. These include: regular testing of all students & staff Reduction of in person student social activities...Read More