Life without school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:30 am

Getting kids back to school was easy compared with what will come next
There needs to be a strategy to prevent Covid-19 infections spread in schools from reaching the wider community

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... infections

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:57 am

'Let your kids get bored': emergency advice from teachers on schooling at home

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ng-at-home

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:47 pm

England's schools 'will grind to a halt' unless Covid testing improves

Heads warn that education system faces paralysis as staff and students forced to stay home

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... heads-warn

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:49 am

'It's my calling': new teachers in a pandemic – meet the class of 2020

One has left the navy to pursue a dream. Another feels his working-class roots will be a boon. We talk to three new teachers about their hopes for the job

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ss-of-2020

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:31 am

Up to 25,000 teachers in England self-isolating due to Covid fears
Shortage of tests worsening schools’ difficulties, with some reporting 20% of teachers absent

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/202 ... ovid-fears

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:32 am

Coronavirus symptoms: how to tell if you have a common cold, flu or Covid

Fever, runny nose, headache? Your guide to differentiating between the three illnesses

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... -nhs-guide

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:20 pm

A £35,000 in-school Covid testing machine? Only in the private sector

The equality gap widens in UK classrooms as state headteachers urge Boris Johnson to take action

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ate-sector

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:58 pm

Covid-19: number of schools in England 'not fully open' quadruples

In space of a week the number of absent pupils has risen by 50%

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:29 am

The school I run has lost five staff due to Covid-19 test delays. This can't go on

After two weeks, headteachers feel abandoned to face the prospect of staff shortages and whole year-groups quarantined

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... adteachers

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:28 pm

I do not see a single student wash their hands': teacher’s diary of the first week back at school

Children packed in like sardines, few face masks ... an English secondary teacher records pupils’ return

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:45 am

Class sizes in UK may rise to 60 as schools struggle to cover for self-isolating teachers
Lack of coronavirus tests forces staff to stay home longer than necessary, headteachers warn

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... g-teachers

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:39 am

Exempt under-12s in England from Covid rule of six, says report

Children’s commissioner criticises downgrading of the rights of the most vulnerable

https://www.theguardian.com/society/202 ... ays-report

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:38 am

Rise in pupils in England being home-schooled due to Covid fears, says Ofsted chief


Rise in pupils in England being home-schooled due to Covid fears, says Ofsted chief
Social media myths are making parents more anxious, says Amanda Spielman

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... sted-chief

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:13 am

Near breaking point: headteachers worn down by 'non-stop Covid crisis'

Heads in England say they need support and advice, not more pressure from the government

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... vid-crisis

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:34 am

Class acts: three lockdown teaching stars discuss being back in school

Staff who made headlines for their dedication during closures talk about the joy of reuniting with pupils and the impact of more restrictions

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

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