Life without school

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Students and teachers in England decry ‘virtually useless’ exam previews

Foreign languages are particular source of concern, with teachers expressing ‘huge disappointment’

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... m-previews

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Happiness among UK young people has hit 13-year low, study finds
After two years of Covid restrictions, 35% of people aged 16-25 say they have never felt more alone

https://www.theguardian.com/society/202 ... tudy-finds

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National tutoring scheme failing disadvantaged pupils, say MPs

Consultancy firm Randstad’s contract ‘must end’ unless it delivers learning missed during Covid

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ls-say-mps

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Teachers ‘buckling under strain’ of pupils’ mental health crisis

Experts say educators are under-equipped to help children with rising mental health needs

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

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Covid made parents ‘more relaxed’ about unauthorised holidays – Ofsted

hief inspector tells leaders the pandemic has ‘fractured the social contract between parents and schools’

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

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Thousands of students drop out of university as pandemic takes its toll
New figures show 18,000 students withdrew from courses by February, an increase of more than 4,000 on 2021

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... s-its-toll

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Exhibition gives insight into children’s play in lockdown

Photographs, art, poetry and videos made around the world during the pandemic will be displayed online by Young V&A

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/ ... n-lockdown

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Covid absences in schools in England triple in two weeks

Data shows 202,000 pupils off sick on 17 March, raising fears of disruption before summer exams

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/ ... -two-weeks

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Pupils had futures blighted during the pandemic: now they are being cheated again

A damning report says Covid school closures were a ‘national disaster’ in England. We need action to prevent a lost generation

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... es-england

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‘Empathy isn’t there’: the pandemic effects on children’s social skills

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/202 ... ial-skills

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Warnings of mental health crisis among ‘Covid generation’ of students

Pandemic has had lasting impact on students’ wellbeing and problem is getting worse, say UK experts

https://www.theguardian.com/society/202 ... f-students

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Teacher sick days soar as poor conditions take toll on mental health

Increased workloads, class sizes, low pay and Covid legacy are leading to more absences and an exodus of staff

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... tal-health

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Universities urged to allow for Covid impact on poorer students’ A-levels

Pandemic has compounded working-class applicants’ disadvantages as teachers fear growing attainment gap, charity finds

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... s-a-levels

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School pupils’ pass rates fall in Scotland for Highers and National 5s


Decline coincides with end of teacher-led grading after cancellation of exams in 2020 and 2021

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... l-5s-exams

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Fears A-level grade crackdown could harm pupils’ mental health

Teachers say ‘Covid generation’ students will feel they got ‘unfair deal’ if they miss out on university

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... tal-health

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