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by JIM CURRAN
Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 307
Views: 95086

Re: Life without school

Primary schools in England record steep fall in demand

Covid disruption and Brexit could be behind fall in applications for reception class places, say councils

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -in-demand
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:27 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: A-levels should be replaced with a broader baccalaureate
Replies: 0
Views: 12

A-levels should be replaced with a broader baccalaureate

A-levels should be replaced with a broader baccalaureate, says thinktank

EDSK proposes three-year programme requiring study of English and maths up to age of 18

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -thinktank
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:17 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 307
Views: 95086

Re: Life without school

Government urged to scrap plans to assess youngest primary kids

School leaders warn tests would be unfair and the results ‘rendered useless’ by disruption caused by Covid

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/202 ... imary-kids
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:30 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 307
Views: 95086

Re: Life without school

Help sixth-formers make up lost learning, say UK college leaders Students who have fallen behind during pandemic should get six months to a year to repeat studies, Association of Colleges recommends https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/apr/13/let-sixth-formers-make-up-lost-learning-covid-pande...
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:17 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 307
Views: 95086

Re: Life without school

Children’s laureates campaign for £100m a year to fix primary school libraries Current laureate Cressida Cowell leads demands to ringfence funds to renew ‘deteriorating’ facilities that fail to appeal to students https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/apr/13/childrens-laureates-campaign-for-100m-a-y...
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 307
Views: 95086

Re: Life without school

Returning pupils need a gold star, not ‘behaviour hubs’. Poor work, Mr Williamson Generosity of spirit can play a pivotal role in the classroom – perhaps someone should tell the education secretary https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/apr/11/returning-pupils-need-gold-star-gavin-williamson
by JIM CURRAN
Sat Apr 10, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 307
Views: 95086

Re: Life without school

Experts reject claim Covid has worsened behaviour in English schools
Education secretary announces ‘behaviour hubs’, saying some pupils out of control after lockdown

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... sh-schools
by JIM CURRAN
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: One in three UK teachers plan to quit.
Replies: 0
Views: 45

One in three UK teachers plan to quit.

One in three UK teachers plan to quit, says National Education Union survey Increased workload and diminishing respect for the profession are main reasons why 35% of teachers wish to leave within five years https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/apr/08/one-in-three-uk-teachers-plan-to-quit-says-na...
by JIM CURRAN
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 307
Views: 95086

Re: Life without school

Experts reject claim Covid has worsened behaviour in English schools

Education secretary announces ‘behaviour hubs’, saying some pupils out of control after lockdown

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... sh-schools
by JIM CURRAN
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 307
Views: 95086

Re: Life without school

Teachers reject Covid catchup options of extended school day and shorter holidays Union survey in England, Wales and Northern Ireland also shows lack of enthusiasm for tutoring scheme https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/apr/07/teachers-reject-covid-catchup-options-of-extended-school-day-and-s...
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Ofsted chief asked for greater powers
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: Ofsted chief asked for greater powers

Culture of sexual abuse in schools toxic for teachers too, says union

NASUWT leader says some boys’ behaviour not acceptable and no women should feel unsafe in school

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... says-union
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:44 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Ofsted chief asked for greater powers
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: Ofsted chief asked for greater powers

'Very intimidating': teachers on sexual harassment by pupils
Teachers highlight toxic culture of sexual harassment and abuse they face in school

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -by-pupils
by JIM CURRAN
Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 307
Views: 95086

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‘I miss school’: 800m children still not fully back in classes Rights groups warn that children across the world are being pushed into abusive situations, from early marriage to child labour https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/apr/05/schools-800-million-children-education-disrupted
by JIM CURRAN
Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 307
Views: 95086

Re: Life without school

School moves are adding to children’s trauma, psychotherapist warns
UK teachers urged to look out for children who struggle with move to secondary school during the pandemic

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... pist-warns
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Ofsted chief asked for greater powers
Replies: 4
Views: 213

Re: Ofsted chief asked for greater powers

Are single-sex schools the safe option after abuse scandal?
Harrowing testimonies may lead parents to opt for girls-only schools for their daughters

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... se-scandal