Life without school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Dec 03, 2020 7:54 am

Students in England to get notice of exam topics after Covid disruption

Exam aids will be allowed and there will be contingency papers for pupils who have to miss exams

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Dec 06, 2020 3:10 pm

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/2 ... rvey-finds

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:25 pm

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:11 pm

'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/2 ... -covid-era

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Dec 12, 2020 8:58 pm

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Dec 13, 2020 7:48 am

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/2 ... ting-areas

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Dec 14, 2020 8:33 am

‘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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Dec 16, 2020 8:41 am

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:55 am

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

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... s-achieved

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:32 pm

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:24 am

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Dec 21, 2020 9:27 pm

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Dec 22, 2020 10:41 am

UK schools 'will have less than a third of Covid costs met by government'
Support fund will not cover two-thirds of spending needed to be Covid safe, says thinktank

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... government

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:15 am

The pandemic is a chance to rethink education, not settle for online lectures

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... e-lectures

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:46 am

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

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