Remote learning is here for the foreseeable, so how can we help improve the experience for teachers and students?
The Prime Minister’s announcement this week confirmed what many of us had long suspected; schools will remain closed until the spring, with a provisional date of 8 March outlined as the earliest that they could open. It’s been one of the greatest challenges of Covid-19; the constantly evolving state of play with the virus has […]
Covid-19 has highlighted the hidden issue of child homelessness – now is the time for long-term solutions
Covid-19 has been an eye-opening experience for many of us, not least in exposing the myriad of complex and deep-rooted challenges facing the most vulnerable children in our society. From food poverty and the digital divide to the vast number of children living in unsafe and unstable homes, to those without a home altogether. These […]
Lockdown learning has been incredibly tough for young people everywhere, yet for the 1.3 million children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in England, this period has posed unique challenges and magnified the ever-increasing attainment gap between mainstream and non-mainstream learners. With new reports that one in five pupils with special educational needs have […]
The Prime Minister recently gave his address to the nation outlining steps to tentatively ease the partial lockdown, with new guidance on how schools might begin to reopen. The proposed plan includes primary schools reopening in June as a priority, with secondary schools following later in a phased approach. However, there has been much debate […]
As the partial lockdown continues in the UK, many of us are now slowly adapting to the new normal of working and learning from home. There is no doubt that schools, parents, students and edtech providers have demonstrated great resilience and togetherness during these unusual times, especially the teachers who have been working hard to […]