Education Law Blog

Welcome to the Monckton Chambers Education Law Blog.

The blog is written by specialist barristers from Monckton and covers important developments across the field of education law. It includes:

  • case notes on important judgments, both from Monckton and elsewhere;
  • legislative changes and analysis of their implications, for example in relation to human rights; and
  • commentary on topical issues in education law, such as school closures due to COVID-19.

It is aimed at all those active in this area: solicitors, barristers, law students, children and parents, schools, universities and other FE & HE institutions, local authorities, the Department for Education, Ofsted and other education regulators. To find out more about Education Law at Monckton Chambers click here.

Latest

22 Sep, 2020

Joint Committee on Human Rights: Covid-19 Measures Report

Imogen Proud looks at the Joint Committee on Human Rights’ findings in relation to...
14 Sep, 2020

New term and summer round-up

Just as for millions of children across the country, it’s the start of a...
6 Jul, 2020

Why online exams may breach data protection, equality and consumer law

Monckton’s Will Perry considers whether education providers’ online assessments might be unlawful. The decision...
3 Jul, 2020

Government confirms no plans to issue further EHCP modification notices

On 30 April 2020, the Secretary of State for Education published a notice temporarily...
30 Jun, 2020

Third Notice confirms EHCP duty modification continues in July

On 29 June 2020, the Secretary of State for Education published a third Notice...
15 Jun, 2020

Schools reopening: where are we now?

Since primary schools ‘reopened’ for years 1, 2 and 6 on 1 June, the...
1 Jun, 2020

Second Notice confirms EHCP duty modification continues in June

The Secretary of State for Education has published a second Notice which continues to modify...
19 May, 2020

School fees in times of Covid: Tips for schools and parents

The lockdown has posed inordinate challenges for education – with schools and universities adjusting...
18 May, 2020

A2P1 and Access to Education during Covid-19

As the home-time bell rang on 20 March 2020, schools and other educational providers...
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