Life without school

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:09 pm

Ministers set to halt plans for daily Covid tests in English schools
Exclusive: DfE to pause £78m programme weeks after it was unveiled as ‘milestone moment’

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... sh-schools

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:26 am

Schools could reopen sooner in some parts of England, medical chief says

Concerns raised about fairness of assessment if areas such as London go back quicker

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... ests-covid

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:29 am

Home schooling is widening attainment gap between rich and poor, finds report

In better off families in England 40% of children study five hours a day, against 26% in poorer homes

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... nds-report

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:57 pm

Gavin Williamson says he hopes schools in England reopen before Easter
Education secretary promises teachers and pupils will be given two weeks’ notice to prepare

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ore-easter

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:45 pm

Concerns grow for children’s health as screen times soar during Covid crisis
Experts say rise in sleep and eyesight problems may also be linked to increased use of digital devices

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... al-devices

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:27 am

How to help your children make the most of their screen time
Child development experts on how best to reap the benefits of being online while staying healthy

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... creen-time

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:28 am

‘I feel like I’m failing’: Parents’ stress rises over home schooling in Covid lockdown
Primary pupils and parents find higher workload is leading to anxiety, survey finds

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyl ... d-lockdown

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:02 am

After Covid, will digital learning be the new normal?

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... new-normal

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:13 am

Ministers won't commit to reopening schools in England after Easter holidays
Stubbornly high Covid infection rate means no end in sight for home schooling for most pupils

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... r-holidays

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:00 pm

English schools not expected to start fully reopening until at least March
Downing Street, under pressure to set out timetable, says review of lockdown will come on 15 February

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... -reopening

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:07 am

Teachers in England ‘should pick vulnerable pupils for early return’
Leading scientist says schools should let staff decide rather than bringing back entire year groups

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:06 am

It's a struggle': three teachers on remote learning and returning to school

What are the effects on pupils of Covid lockdown and how do they feel about getting back to the classroom?

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... d-lockdown

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:07 am

Schools in England need post-Covid fund to tackle mental health decline, says report
Study finds worsening wellbeing and self-esteem among teenagers, raising fears pandemic will exacerbate trend

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ays-report

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Jan 28, 2021 9:12 am

Steve Bell's If … Boris Johnson would love to reopen schools but …

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/co ... hools-but-

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:41 pm

Phased return to English schools from 8 March being planned, say insiders
PM overruled Gavin Williamson who had pressed for an earlier reopening date

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... y-insiders

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