Life without school

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Sep 11, 2021 10:35 am

Awaiting a ‘tsunami of Covid’: UK lecturers fear students’ return

Unions are calling for compulsory masks and social distancing as the government demands face-to-face teaching

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... nts-return

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Sep 12, 2021 8:05 am

Covid jabs for 12- to 15-year-olds ‘set to start in weeks’
Exclusive: NHS leaders understood to have been briefed on plans to vaccinate children, beginning from 22 September

https://www.theguardian.com/society/202 ... t-in-weeks

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Sep 16, 2021 7:20 am

Covid teams can vaccinate pupils against parents’ wishes, schools told
Guidelines say health staff can decide whether children receive jab without parental consent, as headteachers fear protests

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... hools-told

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Sep 17, 2021 9:32 pm

Online-only learning not worth £9K tuition, OECD warns UK universities
Organisation says permanent shift to online lessons could see students turning to alternative digital providers

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ities-told

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Sep 23, 2021 7:14 am

Children in most deprived areas suffered greatest loss of learning during lockdowns – ONS

Office for National Statistics cite internet access and less communication with teachers as factors

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... kdowns-ons

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Sep 25, 2021 7:27 am

Schools in England struggling to stay open amid soaring Covid cases

Many using measures abandoned by government in attempt to keep pupils in classrooms

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ovid-cases

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Sep 29, 2021 6:54 am

12% of English pupils report continuing Covid symptoms weeks after infection

Secondary school students and staff describe persistent problems that point to scale of long Covid

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Oct 07, 2021 8:55 pm

Nadhim Zahawi: pupils may have to wear masks again if Covid cases rise
Education secretary confirms back-up plan for English schools but says he doesn’t want bubbles to return

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... cases-rise

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Oct 09, 2021 7:17 am

1 in 14 pupils at English secondary schools have Covid, ONS data shows
Steep increase suggests spread through schools is outpacing vaccination programme

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... data-shows

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Oct 13, 2021 8:22 pm

Big squeeze’: UK university applicants facing stiffest competition in years

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... n-in-years

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Oct 18, 2021 7:01 am

England to open walk-in Covid clinics for children aged 12-15 within weeks

Move to speed up vaccinations follows rising infection rates in secondary schools

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... thin-weeks

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Oct 21, 2021 7:02 am

Covid disruption could cost pupils in England up to £46,000, finds report

Blow to lifetime earnings would affect students in north and Midlands worst, says thinktank

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... nds-report

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Oct 24, 2021 6:44 pm

English schools struggle to cope as Covid wreaks havoc
Despite government narrative of a return to normality, schools in areas with high Covid rates lack support

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... eaks-havoc

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Oct 28, 2021 8:02 am

Sunak commits £1.8bn to catch-up and tutoring classes in England

Budget announcement to help children affected by pandemic disruption is climb-down for chancellor

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... es-england

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Nov 05, 2021 9:49 am

Welsh study shows impact of Covid on 10- and 11-year-olds
Children ate less healthily, took less exercise and had more emotional problems, say researchers

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... f-problems

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