Life without school

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:02 am

Children over 12 should wear face masks to combat Covid, says WHO
But UK government says masks are not recommended for use by primary or secondary pupils


https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... d-says-who

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:47 am

Covid outbreaks in English schools 'uncommon', says PHE

Study finds 67 single cases and 30 outbreaks in June, when 1m children attended school

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... n-says-phe

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:10 pm

Schools in England will have to provide remote learning if closed again
No 10 says it will look at closures on case-by-case basis, as parents warned of fines for absences

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... s-minister

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:09 pm

Schools in England prepare to defy official advice on face masks

Headteachers call for urgent rethink on facial coverings as part of coronavirus strategy

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... oronavirus

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:47 pm

Psychologists' tips: preparing children for return to school

Two experts offer advice as classrooms in England, Wales and Northern Ireland reopen

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -to-school

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:38 pm

Back to school in Covid times: what can pupils in England expect?
Shorter days, bubbles, alfresco meals and staggered arrivals among measures introduced

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... nd-expect-

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:44 pm

Reopening schools: how different countries are tackling Covid dilemma
As schools in England prepare to reopen, we examine the situation around the world

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:00 am

'I'm going round in circles': parents in England still undecided about return to school

As government guidance continues to change over mask-wearing in schools, many are anxious about the risk to families

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -to-school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Aug 31, 2020 4:05 pm

Special schools in England urgently seek coronavirus advice
Institutions awaiting greater clarity over safety rules days before many reopen

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... rus-advice

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:03 am

Gap between rich and poor pupils in England 'grows by 46% in a year'
Disadvantaged and BAME pupils lost more learning in lockdown and need urgent support, researchers say

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... tudy-finds

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:28 am

The Secret Teacher: I’m genuinely petrified we aren’t properly prepared

Teachers risk being the real casualty here … we’re under strain with the lack of rehearsals and little empathy

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/educati ... -1.4337371

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Sep 02, 2020 7:45 am

Global report: schools across Europe reopen as Covid cases grow

Parents and teachers fear face masks and other measures not enough to prevent second wave

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Sep 02, 2020 7:46 am

Global report: schools across Europe reopen as Covid cases grow
Parents and teachers fear face masks and other measures not enough to prevent second wave

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... cases-grow

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:38 am

Pupils with special needs 'forgotten' as English schools reopen

Study says 20,000 Send children are unlikely to resume classes because of safety concerns

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ols-reopen

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Sep 06, 2020 8:31 am

Boris Johnson’s catch-up tutoring 'will arrive too late' for pupils who need it most
The £350m initiative promised by Boris Johnson will not be in place in schools until spring 2021, warn unions

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ed-it-most

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