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Demand for school places ‘greatly increased’ since spring lockdown, poll finds amid calls for teachers to get vaccinated

Most school leaders said demand for places has “greatly increased” compared to last spring’s lockdown, according to a new survey

Demand for school places ‘greatly increased’ since spring lockdown, poll finds amid calls for teachers to get vaccinated Demand for school places ‘greatly increased’ since spring lockdown, poll finds amid calls for teachers to get vaccinated Most school leaders have said demand for classroom places has “greatly increased” compared to lockdown last March, amid calls for teachers to get put …

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‘It cannot be safe’: Teachers baulk at government insistence on reopening schools

Attendance in English state schools increased on 3 December from week before, latest DfE figures show

‘It cannot be safe’: Teachers baulk at government insistence on reopening schools ‘It cannot be safe’: Teachers baulk at government insistence on reopening schools School leaders and teachers have expressed concerns over the planned reopening of schools, as unions called for a delay and councils moved to defy government. One multi-academy trust chief executive told The Independent that most school …

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Teachers on TV? Schools Try Creative Strategy to Narrow Digital Divide

Teachers on TV? Schools Try Creative Strategy to Narrow Digital Divide

Teachers on TV? Schools Try Creative Strategy to Narrow Digital Divide Teachers on TV? Schools Try Creative Strategy to Narrow Digital Divide The concept quickly spread to Fox stations in Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, all of which joined with local school districts or teacher unions to put teachers on television. (The initiative ended in Houston and Washington after the …

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A Flying Elephant, a Teacher’s Hugs: 12 Tales of Pandemic Resilience

A Flying Elephant, a Teacher’s Hugs: 12 Tales of Pandemic Resilience

A Flying Elephant, a Teacher’s Hugs: 12 Tales of Pandemic Resilience A Flying Elephant, a Teacher’s Hugs: 12 Tales of Pandemic Resilience The virus has been crushing spirits around the world, but some people refuse to be bowed. Here are their stories. Source link

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If teachers get vaccinated quickly, can students go back to school?

If teachers get vaccinated quickly, can students go back to school?

If teachers get vaccinated quickly, can students go back to school? If teachers get vaccinated quickly, can students go back to school? In Arizona, where several schools have moved online in recent weeks amid a virus surge, Gov. Doug Ducey declared that teachers would be among the very first people inoculated. “Teachers are essential to our state,” he said. Utah’s …

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‘Morally bankrupt and a betrayal’: Teachers and police groups react as Sunak expected to announce public sector pay freeze

Unions have hit out as the chancellor is expected to announce a public sector pay freeze

‘Morally bankrupt and a betrayal’: Teachers and police groups react as Sunak expected to announce public sector pay freeze ‘Morally bankrupt and a betrayal’: Teachers and police groups react as Sunak expected to announce public sector pay freeze Unions have slammed a pay freeze for school staff and police – among other public sector workers – expected to be announced, …

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More than half of UK teachers have worked with homeless children in past three years, survey finds

More than half of UK teachers have worked with homeless children in past three years, survey finds

More than half of UK teachers have worked with homeless children in past three years, survey finds More than half of UK teachers have worked with homeless children in past three years, survey finds More than half of teachers in Britain have worked with children who were, or became, homeless and had to live in temporary housing in the past …

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150,000 teachers and support staff back call to shut schools in England lockdown, union says

Thousands of education staff have backed a call to shut schools during the November lockdown for England, a union has said

150,000 teachers and support staff back call to shut schools in England lockdown, union says 150,000 teachers and support staff back call to shut schools in England lockdown, union says More than 150,000 teachers and support staff have backed a call to shut schools and colleges during England’s second lockdown, a leading education union has said. The government said educational …

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‘It’s relentless’: Head teachers describe reopening schools mid-pandemic

Kit Andrew says he is spending a ‘a whole week’s budget’ on cleaning materials every day at his London primary school

‘It’s relentless’: Head teachers describe reopening schools mid-pandemic ‘It’s relentless’: Head teachers describe reopening schools mid-pandemic “Staff are tired,” Simon Smith, a primary head teacher, says. His school in Yorkshire has so far avoided any coronavirus cases, but that does not mean there are fewer precautions. Mr Smith describes the new way of school life during the pandemic as “intense”. …

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Coronavirus: One-fifth of teachers have seen ‘significant’ pupil absence due to Covid-19, survey finds

Some 80 per cent have seen pupil absences in their school because of self-isolating and/or a lack of access to tests

Coronavirus: One-fifth of teachers have seen ‘significant’ pupil absence due to Covid-19, survey finds Coronavirus: One-fifth of teachers have seen ‘significant’ pupil absence due to Covid-19, survey finds One in five teachers have reported significant numbers of pupil absences at their school, according to a survey. And nearly half (47 per cent) of teachers surveyed said they had concerns that …

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