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by JIM CURRAN
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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Data on long Covid in UK children is cause for concern, scientists say

With lack of vaccinations and schools in England set to reopen cases must not be ignored, experts warn

https://www.theguardian.com/society/202 ... ntists-say
by JIM CURRAN
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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England's teachers will feel the pressure over student grades this summer I’ve seen firsthand how damaging exams can be. But they may be fairer than teacher-assessed grades The author is a maths teacher at a state school in Nottinghamshire https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/feb/26/englan...
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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England’s ‘catch-up’ tutors are being short-changed by private employers

Scheme to remedy Covid education loss sees teachers paid a fraction of hourly rate charged

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -employers
by JIM CURRAN
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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How will teachers decide exam grades in England this summer?
What we know so far about the plan to replace in-person exams with teacher assessments

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... his-summer
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Feb 26, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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English school leaders despair over new rules on Covid tests and masks
Teachers concerned that measures are unenforceable and some parents may withhold consent for regular testing

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -and-masks
by JIM CURRAN
Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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Teachers to get sweeping powers to decide exam results in England
Algorithms will not be used again but lack of national guidelines prompt fears of grade inflation

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... in-england
by JIM CURRAN
Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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Poorer pupils showing 50% more 'learning loss' due to Covid than wealthier ones, says DfE report Some secondary school children have lost more than two months’ worth of learning, according to a government report, which states that the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers may h...
by JIM CURRAN
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:48 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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Ireland to start reopening schools as it extends other Covid restrictions

Education and childcare prioritised in cautious lockdown roadmap after disastrous Christmas relaxation

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... strictions
by JIM CURRAN
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:29 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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England's Covid catch-up plan for pupils: summer schools and tutoring
Critics say measures to close attainment gap including £400m extra funding do not go far enough

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... er-schools
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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'Impending doom': teachers dread the 'big bang' reopening of schools in England Teachers concerns include why they haven’t been vaccinated against Covid before pupils’ mass return on 8 March https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/feb/23/impending-doom-teachers-dread-the-big-bang-reopening-of-sch...
by JIM CURRAN
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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Pupils ‘need help, not more classes’, experts say Schoolchildren are under huge pressure to catch up on lessons lost during Covid lockdowns… but more help not extra classes could be key, experts say https://newsopener.com/nba-news/nba-dfs-michael-porter-jr-and-top-draftkings-fanduel-daily-fantasy-ba...
by JIM CURRAN
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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Johnson unveils lockdown exit plan: schools and social contact first
PM to unveil proposals for England on Monday, with shops and restaurants facing longer wait

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... ools-first
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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End outside sport ban, top scientist urges Johnson as all adults set for jab by July
Outdoor sports for children should be allowed now as prime minister sets new vaccination target

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... es-johnson
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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Special needs pupils in England 'pushed to one side' in Covid crisis
Sizeable number of Send pupils were unable to return to school in September, according to survey

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... vid-crisis
by JIM CURRAN
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 265
Views: 74286

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Covid infections in England fall by two-thirds but spreading fastest among young Experts urge care over opening schools as children aged 5-12 now in one of most common groups for virus https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/feb/18/covid-infections-in-england-fall-by-two-thirds-but-spreading-fastest-...