Life without school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon May 31, 2021 7:05 am

Longer school hours won’t plug Covid learning gaps, says Cambridge academic

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

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Jun 01, 2021 7:16 am

School day to be extended in England, leaked ‘Covid catch-up’ plan suggests

Government mulls paying ‘recovery premium’ for 100 hours of extra teaching plus tutoring aimed at disadvantaged pupils

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -proposals

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Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Jun 02, 2021 9:35 am

Pupils in England to be offered 100m hours of tuition in Covid catch-up plan
Government’s £1.4bn programme of tutoring courses won’t be enough, warns its education recovery tsar

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ch-up-plan

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Jun 02, 2021 8:23 pm

Education recovery chief quits in English schools catch-up row

Sir Kevan Collins said to be dismayed that his long-awaited £15bn proposals were watered down to a £1.4bn package

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... tch-up-row

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:54 am

Schools should not send exam-year pupils home early, says Ofsted head
Exclusive: Amanda Spielman says it is concerning pupils are going on study leave despite there being no exams

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... fsted-head

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:21 am

India Covid variant spreading in England’s schools, data shows


Public Health England figures show the number of Delta variant infections in schools and colleges rose sharply in May

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... data-shows

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:41 am

Covid has eroded progress by disadvantaged pupils in England, finds study


Research shows regional disparities, with some children in the north losing twice as much learning

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... inds-study

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Jun 10, 2021 7:17 am

Students in England call for 30% Covid discount on tuition fees



University students propose rebate for coronavirus-affected tuition, funded by increased interest rates



https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ition-fees

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:17 am

‘Tutors change daily’: headteachers call for schools to control England Covid catchup money

Criticism that government’s tutoring programme is patchy and overlooks pandemic’s impact on resilience and social skills

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ramme-work

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Jun 17, 2021 6:47 am

School leaders in England reject catchup national tutoring programme
Some schools struggling to find tutors, and union says scheme ‘feels like a pressure rather than a help’

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -programme

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Jun 18, 2021 7:28 am

The ‘catch-up plan’ for schools needs to start with the Department for Education

The government needs to be clear now, not at the last minute, about the likely Covid scenarios that schools in England will face in September

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... -education

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Jun 28, 2021 7:41 pm

UK students want tuition fees refunded as they face third year online

Universities are still waiting for clarity on social-distancing rules before deciding on mix of teaching, Observer survey finds

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ear-online

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Jun 30, 2021 5:52 pm

One in 20 children missed school in England due to Covid as cases rise 66%

Nearly 400,000 pupils absent within a week as scientists raise concerns about plan to replace isolation with tests

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... es-rise-66

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Jul 02, 2021 7:16 am

Covid has eroded progress by disadvantaged pupils in England, finds study



Research shows regional disparities, with some children in the north losing twice as much learning

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... inds-study

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Jul 03, 2021 7:22 am

Parents angry at shifting government Covid messages, say school leaders.

Education heads write to Gavin Williamson in protest at lack of guidance for next school year

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ol-leaders

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