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Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:46 am
by JIM CURRAN
UK students: how are you affected by the lockdown in England?

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

Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

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

Re: Life without school

Posted: Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:55 pm
by JIM CURRAN
Pandemic has left legacy of child abuse and neglect, Ofsted warns

Schools unable to refer youngsters in need to local authorities during lockdown, says watchdog

https://www.theguardian.com/society/202 ... sted-warns

Re: Life without school

Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2020 3:00 pm
by JIM CURRAN
Covid-19: 22% rise in cases detected in schools but infection rate remains low
Number of positive cases rose from 31 to 38, the vast majority at primary level

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/educati ... -1.4425455