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by JIM CURRAN
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:21 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 311
Views: 96182

Re: Life without school

‘Gradual lockdown’ of UK children as age for solo outdoor play rises Survey finds most children turn 11 before they can play outside unsupervised – two years older than their parents were https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/apr/20/gradual-lockdown-of-uk-children-as-age-for-solo-outdoor-play-rises
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 311
Views: 96182

Re: Life without school

Rise in students asking to repeat year after campus shutdowns

Final exam worries grow with in-person teaching still banned at universities in England

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -shutdowns
by JIM CURRAN
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:06 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 311
Views: 96182

Re: Life without school

More students choose local universities as Covid pandemic rages This article is more than 3 months old Fears over the impact of coronavirus are fuelling a longer-term trend towards studying nearer home https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/jan/02/students-choose-local-universities-covid-pandemi...
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 311
Views: 96182

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‘Some messages have been just sobbing’: phone line helps headteachers with burden of Covid

A group of former heads have set up a vital service for colleagues with nowhere to turn

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... vid-burden
by JIM CURRAN
Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 311
Views: 96182

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: 39

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: 311
Views: 96182

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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: 311
Views: 96182

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: 311
Views: 96182

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: 311
Views: 96182

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: 311
Views: 96182

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: 90

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: 311
Views: 96182

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: 311
Views: 96182

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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: 259

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