Life without school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun May 10, 2020 8:37 am

Uncertainty over schools reopening takes huge toll on headteachers

Prospect of resuming lessons while dealing with safety issues is leading to high anxiety levels

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun May 10, 2020 11:53 am

Scotland eyes outdoor learning as model for reopening of schools
Local authorities are exploring how using outdoor space could optimise physical distancing


https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/202 ... of-schools

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun May 10, 2020 5:59 pm

Some days it's over by 11am': schooling under lockdown around the world

Adapting, picking battles and bribery aid home schooling from Bulgaria to Bondi Beach during the coronavirus pandemic

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue May 12, 2020 8:29 am

Maximum class size of 15 for England's returning school pupils
Children will be kept in groups around half the size of normal classes but unions raise fears

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue May 12, 2020 8:31 am

'It's OK for teachers to cry': how to handle bereavement in school

Teachers will play a crucial role for children who have suffered grief and trauma during the coronavirus lockdown

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue May 12, 2020 9:11 am

Women's research plummets during lockdown - but articles from men increase
Many female academics say juggling their career with coronavirus childcare is overwhelming

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu May 14, 2020 9:57 pm

Teachers can legally refuse to return over risk to health, union warns

Exclusive: NASUWT letter threatens to delay schools reopening beyond 1 June

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... nion-warns

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri May 15, 2020 8:11 am

Call for free school meals during half-term and summer in England

Councillors say Easter holiday extension should be repeated as coronavirus crisis continues

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri May 15, 2020 2:14 pm

When will UK schools reopen – and how will they keep children safe?
In England at least, the government wants primary schools to exit coronavirus lockdown from 1 June



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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat May 16, 2020 7:32 am

BMA backs teaching unions' opposition to schools reopening
Doctors say teachers in England ‘absolutely right’ to prioritise testing over 1 June return

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... of-schools

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat May 16, 2020 7:51 am

When will UK schools reopen – and how will they keep children safe?

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

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun May 17, 2020 7:55 am

Split classes, outdoor lessons: what Denmark can teach England about reopening schools after Covid-19

Danish transition out of lockdown has become the model for Boris Johnson’s government as it tries to convince teachers to return

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... s-covid-19

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun May 17, 2020 9:29 am

Scientists divided over coronavirus risk to children if schools reopen
Some studies show pupils are less likely to become ill if infected, while others show they are as infectious as adults

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... ols-reopen

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon May 18, 2020 8:09 am

Keeping schools closed in England will widen inequalities – study
IFS says better-off children spending 30% more time each day on educational activities

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... -study-ifs

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue May 19, 2020 3:38 pm

Only 5% of teachers think it safe to reopen English schools, poll shows
Survey by NASUWT union shows more work needed to win trust and allay fears

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... poll-shows

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