Newsletter January 2022

  • Welcome to the January 2022 Newsletter from Out of School Alliance

    • OOSA UPDATE: Happy New Year from all of us at Out of School Alliance!
    • OUR SECTOR SURVEY: Out of School Alliance have conducted surveys over the last 18 months to assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the out of school sector.
    • DfE COVID 19 GUIDANCE FOR ENGLAND: The first amendment to the operating guidance for the new year was released on 2nd January 2022
    • OOSA FORUM UPDATE: Our next OOSA Forum is on 17th January 2022 at 10am
    • CHILDCARE IN THE NEWS: Changes in the shadow education team in the Labour party reshuffle
    • TWO THINGS TO DO RIGHT NOW: Plan your supervision and appraisal activity now, Refresh your cultural diversity, inclusion and British values resources
    • OFSTED NEWS: Ofsted have confirmed that they will be offering providers the opportunity to defer their inspection if they are facing significant operational constraints due to Covid-19
    • TRAINING NEWS: Set For Success in 2022
    • EVENTS NEWS: The National Playwork Conference will be back in person from 2022!
    • RESOURCES: Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings 
    • ACTIVITY IDEAS: We’ve a children’s guide to making Chinese Lanterns for you this month
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