Update - Wednesday 19 August 2020
We have asked colleges to provide Case Studies on how they are tackling 5 issues: Social distancing, Bubbles/groups, Safeguarding clinically vulnerable staff, Blend of online and in person learning and PPE.
Update - Tuesday 28 July 2020
Earlier this month we held our re-opening colleges working group session. Please find meeting notes, containing useful information and ideas, here.
Update - Friday 12 June 2020
Members of the re-opening colleges working group have kindly shared their risk assessments to provide examples of what they are identifying as risks and how they are mitigating against these to ensure safe working practices for in-person learning during COVID-19 for the remainder of this term. There is also a very helpful example of a step by step guide for managers included.
- Step by step managers guide - return to work
- Hair and Beauty risk assesement
- Engineering Works risk assesement
- Construction - Elecetrical risk assesement
- Early Years risk assesement
- Sport risk assesement
Update - Monday 18 May 2020
The further education specific guidance for college reopening was issued on Thursday 14 May. A number of college leaders have since been in touch to provide case studies / exemplars on college reopenings to help you through the process.
Members of the re-opening colleges working group have kindly shared their risk assessments to provide examples of what they are identifying as risks and how they are mitigating against these to ensure safe working practices for in-person learning for the remainder of this term. Over the coming weeks we will continue to gather examples of preparations for September and share these as and when we can.
*Please note that some case studies may refer back to the initial (and since updated) official Government guidance.
Example risk assessment forms and example return plans