Life without school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed May 20, 2020 10:02 am

When should British schools reopen? Here's what the science tells us
We need to get children back into education, but a locally managed approach using testing and tracing is the only way

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... ng-tracing

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu May 21, 2020 10:19 am

Journalist David Osland : ' No school should go back until Eton goes back.'

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri May 22, 2020 7:52 am

Unions chief: lack of planning risks chaotic reopening of schools

Call for taskforce to be set up to coordinate classroom return for some in England on 1 June

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ls-england

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun May 24, 2020 11:22 am

Poll reveals half of parents unconvinced that school is safe for their children's return
Teachers’ union leader warns situation ‘untenable’ as health officials say track and trace system has been left too late

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ens-return

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon May 25, 2020 7:39 am

Distanced drop-offs and protective bubbles: England's new school rules
The schools reopening from 1 June will look very different to the ones that closed in March

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... hool-rules

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue May 26, 2020 8:03 pm

TikTok and a shoulder to cry on: why pupils in Gloucestershire wish lockdown school would never end

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -never-end

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri May 29, 2020 7:21 am

A new study published by London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE) suggests school days could become half an hour longer in order to stop the so-called “COVID generation” falling behind after lockdown.

Covid-19 school shutdowns: What will they
do to our children's education?

http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/cepcovid-19-001.pdf

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat May 30, 2020 8:06 am

Home schooling boosts parents' interest in teaching as a career

Survey of 2,000 people in lockdown across the UK also finds a growing respect for teachers among parents of school-age children

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:08 am

Coronavirus: Schools expect half of pupils will stay home as year groups return

Many parents sceptical about return of reception, year 1 and year 6 in England during coronavirus crisis

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ups-return

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:46 am

Home school in Dagenham: three children, no tablet, no computer

As headteachers complain that little promised tech has arrived, one family tell of their daily lockdown struggle

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... o-computer

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:57 am

Fresh fears over primary schools after staff test positive for Covid-19

Derby school remains closed as unions question safety of wider reopening across England

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... oronavirus

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:03 am

Organise catch-up summer schools to help disadvantaged pupils, UK told

Children’s commissioner concerned that by September millions of students will have missed six months of school

Coronavirus – latest updates

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ls-uk-told

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:02 pm

'There’s been a few tears': England's teachers on the return to school

Staff say it was a mostly happy moment to see children back in classrooms empty for 10 weeks

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -to-school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:25 am

‘We're still waiting’: schools lack free laptops pledged for poorer GCSE pupils
As secondaries prepare to open more widely, most heads have seen none of the devices promised to help disadvantaged teenagers

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... cse-pupils

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:57 am

Plans to reopen English primary schools before summer in disarray

Government sources acknowledge practicalities too difficult for all children to return

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... n-disarray

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