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by JIM CURRAN
Mon Dec 21, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53088

Re: Life without school

Delay school return in England by two weeks over Covid, union urges
Scientists say there are early signs new variant may infect children ‘slightly more effectively’

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... nion-urges
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Ireland ranked second in the world for quality of life
Replies: 0
Views: 344

Ireland ranked second in the world for quality of life

Ireland ranked second in the world for quality of life, beating Sweden, Germany and UK Ireland now in the ‘very high’ camp, ranked joint second with Switzerland and behind only Norway in the ranking Pedro Conceição, the lead author of the report, said Ireland’s improved ranking was due above all to ...
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53088

Re: Life without school

Most secondary school pupils in England to stay at home until 11 January
Delays to allow schools to set up Covid tests have drawn criticisms from teachers and unions

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... tmas-covid
by JIM CURRAN
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53088

Re: Life without school

England's secondary school pupils face staggered return after Christmas

Delays to allow schools to set up Covid tests have drawn criticisms from teachers and unions

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... tmas-covid
by JIM CURRAN
Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53088

Re: Life without school

This Christmas, please thank a headteacher for the miracles they have achieved

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... s-achieved
by JIM CURRAN
Wed Dec 16, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53088

Re: Life without school

Huge gaps in classroom time for pupils across England, figures show

Attendance as low as 37% in some areas since schools reopened after Covid lockdown in September

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... gures-show
by JIM CURRAN
Wed Dec 16, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Identifying and Teaching Students with Reading problems
Replies: 0
Views: 257

Identifying and Teaching Students with Reading problems

Identifying and Teaching Students with Significant Reading Problems “No child is born a reader; all children in literate societies have to be taught to read.”1 “We are all good at speech, but disabled as readers and writers; the difference among us in reading/writing is simply that some are fairly e...
by JIM CURRAN
Mon Dec 14, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53088

Re: Life without school

‘It’s been tumultuous’: Covid-19 stress takes toll on teachers in England

As the school term comes to an end, teachers tell of how they have been left feeling exhausted, anxious and demoralised

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... in-england
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Dec 13, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53088

Re: Life without school

Heads call for all lessons to go online for schools in mass virus testing areas Unions say the measure would minimise disruption and urge government to carry out more tests where infection rates are high https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/dec/13/heads-call-for-all-lessons-to-go-online-for-sc...
by JIM CURRAN
Sat Dec 12, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53088

Re: Life without school

Coronavirus: minister threatens headteacher over pre-Christmas online lessons
Letter shows government prepared to use Coronavirus Act to force English secondaries to stay open

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ne-lessons
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53088

Re: Life without school

'A different twist': how school nativity plays have adapted to the Covid era Furloughed shepherds, sign language songs and golden face masks are among the ingenious solutions dreamed up by UK schools https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/dec/11/a-different-twist-how-school-nativity-plays-have-a...
by JIM CURRAN
Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53088

Re: Life without school

Pupils face mass testing as tier 3 Covid measures loom in London

Children to be tested at schools across Kent, Essex and the capital as Covid rates rise

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... -phe-warns
by JIM CURRAN
Wed Dec 09, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Decline in science attainment
Replies: 0
Views: 319

Decline in science attainment

Decline in science attainment among England's year 9 pupils

Scores remained stable in past two decades but latest results show considerable decline

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... r-9-pupils
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Dec 06, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53088

Re: Life without school

Music education in UK schools devastated by pandemic, survey finds Students will lose out emotionally and academically, say teachers, as lessons and concerts are cut back for all age groups https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/dec/06/music-education-in-uk-schools-devastated-by-pandemic-survey-...