Life without school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:52 am

Covid: keeping England's schools open 'will lead to another lockdown'
Education unions call for schools to shut and university teaching to move online

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... r-lockdown

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Nov 05, 2020 11:24 am

Anger as English secondary schools given last-minute rules on face coverings

Head teachers’ union says it ‘beggars belief’ that schools had to wait four days to be told

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -coverings

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:27 am

Nearly half of teachers in England worried about Covid safety

Calls for new risk assessments to be conducted in schools as second lockdown begins

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ty-schools

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:46 am

UK students: how are you affected by the lockdown in England?

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... rsity-life

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:43 am

Children regressing and struggling mentally in lockdown, says Ofsted

Some younger ones forgetting basic skills, and older children losing fitness and reading ability

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ays-ofsted

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:23 am

England: 'shocking' decline in primary pupils' attainment after lockdown

Analysis of tests shows younger and disadvantaged children hardest hit by school closures

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... r-lockdown

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Nov 15, 2020 2:16 pm

Teachers in England: how has the government's coronavirus catch up money impacted you?

We’d like to hear from teachers, school leaders and parents in England about the impact of the government’s £1bn fund to help students “catch up” from missed teaching during the pandemic
https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... pacted-you

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:28 am

Half of schools in England drop nativity plays because of Covid

Survey shows some schools are filming plays outdoors or opting for virtual performances

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... e-of-covid

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:40 am

Exodus of exhausted headteachers predicted in England after pandemic

NAHT poll finds almost half plan to leave prematurely and 70% say job satisfaction has fallen in past year

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... r-pandemic

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:46 am

UK teachers and pupils are bone tired … and now they're freezing cold

Open windows are recommended to combat Covid – but where is the government money to keep schools warm?

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ezing-cold

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:51 am

Parents worried about Covid forced to home-educate or face fines
Families with vulnerable members told children have to attend school full-time or deregister

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... face-fines

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:04 pm

Layoffs and bankrupt schools: headteachers in England warn of Covid consequences

The extra costs of keeping children safe must be paid by the government, say unions. Plus: one school opens its books to show the extent of the problem

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... nsequences

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:49 am

Christmas Covid testing for UK students a ‘recipe for chaos’, says union

There are fears that inaccurate test results could help the virus to spread from campuses to homes

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... says-union

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