Providing remote education: guidance for schools

How schools can maintain their capability to provide remote education when it is not possible for some or all of their pupils to attend in person.

Applies to England



GuidanceNon-statutory forguidance schools on maintainingproviding their capabilities to deliver high quality remote education in cases where it is not possiblepossible, or contrary to government guidanceguidance, for some or all pupils to attend face-to-face

This non-statutory guidance is for school and trust leaders, staff and governing bodies in:for:

  • localschool authority maintained schoolsleaders
  • academiesschool and free schoolsstaff
  • specialtrust schoolsleaders
  • alternativetrust provision

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Published 30 March 2022
Last updated 2123 OctoberJanuary 20222023 + show all updates
  1. 'Providing remote education: non-statutory guidance for schools' has been updated.

  2. Link to the EdTech Demonstrator programme removed.

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