Education

More than one-third of school leavers unsure about attending university after coronavirus, research finds

More than one-third of school leavers unsure about attending university after coronavirus, research finds

More than one-third of school leavers unsure about attending university after coronavirus, research finds More than one-third of school leavers unsure about attending university after coronavirus, research finds Students are changing their education plans due to uncertainty around the current pandemic – with more than one-third wondering if it is worth going to university at all. A study of 1,000 …

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Coronavirus: Education staff fear return to school, survey finds

Coronavirus: Education staff fear return to school, survey finds

Coronavirus: Education staff fear return to school, survey finds Coronavirus: Education staff fear return to school, survey finds Thousands of education workers fear the consequences of returning to work amid the coronavirus pandemic, a survey has found. The research by Unison found that 83 per cent of 5,000 staff in Scotland were worried about going back to work or increasing …

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Coronavirus: Government facing mounting pressure to scrap plans to reopen schools to more pupils next month

Coronavirus: Government facing mounting pressure to scrap plans to reopen schools to more pupils next month

Coronavirus: Government facing mounting pressure to scrap plans to reopen schools to more pupils next month Coronavirus: Government facing mounting pressure to scrap plans to reopen schools to more pupils next month Ministers are facing increasing pressure from council leaders and teaching unions to reconsider their plans to open primary schools in England to more pupils from next month. Calderdale …

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Cambridge University to move all lectures online until 2021

Cambridge University to move all lectures online until 2021

Cambridge University to move all lectures online until 2021 Cambridge University to move all lectures online until 2021 The University of Cambridge has confirmed that all “face-to-face lectures” will be moved online during the next academic year. It becomes the first university to set out measures for the full 2020/21 academic year, as the institution says it is “likely” that …

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Coronavirus: France sees 70 cases linked to schools days after reopening

Coronavirus: France sees 70 cases linked to schools days after reopening

Coronavirus: France sees 70 cases linked to schools days after reopening Coronavirus: France sees 70 cases linked to schools days after reopening Just a week after one-third of French schoolchildren went back to school in an easing of the coronavirus lockdown, there has been a flurry of about 70 Covid-19 cases linked to schools. Some schools were opened last week …

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Are schools ready to open or are children being used as guinea pigs? Two sides of the debate

‘Not realistic’: Headteachers’ union says schools cannot fulfill government’s plan to reopen

Are schools ready to open or are children being used as guinea pigs? Two sides of the debate Are schools ready to open or are children being used as guinea pigs? Two sides of the debate Plans to start gradually reopening schools have proved controversial, with unions challenging the government over its target for some classes tor return on 1 …

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Coronavirus: School closures will leave children from poorest families a week and a half behind classmates, research suggests

Schools in Wales could reopen in early June

Coronavirus: School closures will leave children from poorest families a week and a half behind classmates, research suggests Coronavirus: School closures will leave children from poorest families a week and a half behind classmates, research suggests When the first group of school children return to class as scheduled on 1 June, those in wealthier households will have had an extra …

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Coronavirus: Private schools offer bursaries and beds for NHS key workers and their children

Coronavirus: Private schools offer bursaries and beds for NHS key workers and their children

Coronavirus: Private schools offer bursaries and beds for NHS key workers and their children Coronavirus: Private schools offer bursaries and beds for NHS key workers and their children A private school has announced new bursary places for the children of NHS staff, while others have been offering beds for key health workers to support them during the coronavirus pandemic. Reigate …

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Government and teaching unions told to ‘stop squabbling’ about re-opening schools

Government and teaching unions told to ‘stop squabbling’ about re-opening schools

Government and teaching unions told to ‘stop squabbling’ about re-opening schools Government and teaching unions told to ‘stop squabbling’ about re-opening schools The government and teaching unions have been told they must “stop squabbling” and agree on a plan to reopen schools. Anne Longfield, the children’s commissioner for England, has urged both parties to agree on a safe, phased return …

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‘No evidence, no clarity’: Teaching unions left with more questions than answers after meeting with government scientists on reopening plans

‘No evidence, no clarity’: Teaching unions left with more questions than answers after meeting with government scientists on reopening plans

‘No evidence, no clarity’: Teaching unions left with more questions than answers after meeting with government scientists on reopening plans ‘No evidence, no clarity’: Teaching unions left with more questions than answers after meeting with government scientists on reopening plans A teachers’ union has said a meeting with government scientific advisers “raised more questions than answers” amid controversial plans to …

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