We have updated OEAP National Guidance document 4.5e Hiring a Coach to include a new section “During the Journey”.
You can find the revised guidance here.
We have added a link to the UK Health Security Agency’s advice on the prevention and control of infectious diseases to several OEAP National Guidance documents:
We have amended OEAP National Guidance document 4.4k Coronavirus to refer to new guidance from HSE, to remove links to DfE guidance that has now been withdrawn, and to advise that assessing the risk of coronavirus should now form part of the normal risk assessment process.
You can download the revised guidance here.
We have made a number of amendments to OEAP National Guidance document 8p Provider Statement, including removing questions about coronavirus, which should now be part of a provider’s risk assessment process, and removing some questions from Part 1 that are covered by the Quality Badge. There is also a Microsoft Word version 8q Provider Statement – Word Version.
We have completely revised OEAP National Guidance document 3.2g Vetting and DBS Checks, giving more context to the need to make vetting checks beyond the legal requirements, and to why a provider might not be in a position to obtain checks on some staff.
We have also amended 4.3e Safeguarding as a result.
We have revised OEAP National Guidance document 4.4k Coronavirus to take account of the most recent UK Government guidance update. We have also revised OEAP National Guidance document 7r Overseas Visits for the same reason, and have taken the opportunity of this revision to give more prominence to considering the environmental implications of travelling overseas.
We have revised OEAP National Guidance documents 3.1a Requirements & Recommendations for Employers and 3.4f Member of a Management Board or Governing Body to ensure that they are clear about the responsibilities of governors and others who might be in controlling positions in employer organisations.
The roles that the guidance applies to include Chief Executive; Chair; Company Secretary; Director; Councillor; Trustee; Governor; Proprietor and Owner, in organisations such as local authorities; academies and multi-academy trusts; voluntary-aided and foundation schools; independent schools and charities.
The European Union has created an app and website Re-open EU, which provides information on the various measures in place in each EU country, including quarantine and testing, the EU Digital COVID certificate, and mobile coronavirus contact tracing and warning apps.