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School closures might reduce overall community infections by a small amount and may be necessary when infection levels in the population are very high. But it is a false dichotomy to judge schools as either ‘safe’ or ‘unsafe’. The reality is more complicated.
We need to return to a norm of families only accessing in-school provision where it is absolutely unavoidable, and that appropriate economic and social support is provided to those who need it most.
Taking part in the Erasmus programme led to higher earnings and international careers. The proposed Turing scheme must address these losses if it is to replicate or even improve upon the opportunities Erasmus provided for UK students.
No, Boris Johnson and his government don’t care about children’s education. Tories care about the Economy, Money, and their good friends’ businesses and shares. They worry not about the little ones learning Maths and English but about their parents showing up at work every morning.
On how the government’s response to our pre-action letter differs from the published guidance and why it must be amended to reflect the government’s official position on local discretion and school attendance for vulnerable family members.
Testing in schools – Government wakes up to fact schools are major centre of transmission for Covid.4 min read
While mass testing in some secondary schools in London, and parts of Kent and Essex is a start, the Government must urgently address those other parts of the country where infection rates remain high, teachers and school leaders’ unions say.