Coronavirus UK: The disparities in education standards during the COVID-19 lockdown

Pupils and educational experts are calling on the government to do more to ensure all students have access to laptops and digital face-to-face contact with teachers during lockdown. Aaron Billingsley, 15, from Sutton Coldfield, said: “We are having to teach ourselves multiple subjects, around 10 altogether, without any face-to-face interaction or Zoom video calling.” A … Read more Coronavirus UK: The disparities in education standards during the COVID-19 lockdown

French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer: “All schools will be open in June”

French government is on May 28 announcing part two of lockdown easing. French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said that all schools would be open in June. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us … Read more French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer: “All schools will be open in June”

60% increase in young adults reporting severe psychological stress due to corona impact | ABC News

Young people are expected to be the most affected by the impact of the corona virus on their education, careers and future. A survey from the ANU has found a 60% increase in young adults reporting severe psychological stress. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more 60% increase in young adults reporting severe psychological stress due to corona impact | ABC News

Summer catch up package for schools to be announced ‘fairly soon’ following coronavirus closure

Schools Minister Nick Gibb has said he has to be “coy” about the details of summer package to help students catch up on lost time at schools. Discussions are taking place with the education sector, charities and those engaged in teacher training to bring forward a package, he told MPs. That is likely to include … Read more Summer catch up package for schools to be announced ‘fairly soon’ following coronavirus closure

Morrison says federal government wants more say over TAFE spending | The Business

Scott Morrison has indicated he wants to shake up how the training system is funded, saying in his Press Club address he wants TAFES and adult education to be more flexible and to fill skills gaps when they arise. Read more here: https://ab.co/2A6JZEc For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more Morrison says federal government wants more say over TAFE spending | The Business

Burkina Faso conflict: HRW says 350,000 children out of school

Human Rights Watch says the armed conflict in West Africa’s Burkina Faso has forced 350,000 children out of school. The international rights agency’s report says armed groups are targeting institutions to destroy any form of secular education. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – … Read more Burkina Faso conflict: HRW says 350,000 children out of school

Gavin Williamson on Dominic Cummings, school fines and contact tracing | Covid-19

Parents want to know when they can send children back to school. Continued school closures will have a detrimental impact on pupil progress, Gavin Williamson, the Education Secretary, acknowledged earlier in the lockdown. Boris Johnson delivered an announcement on Sunday May 10 about phase two of the shutdown, indicating that the return to school would … Read more Gavin Williamson on Dominic Cummings, school fines and contact tracing | Covid-19

How will China’s higher education adapt, innovate in this fast-paced world

Confronted with an unprecedentedly changing world, what kind of higher education does China need to build? Wang Shuguo, a deputy to the National People’s Congress and president of Xi’an Jiaotong University, discusses how to bring innovation to higher education in China during a press conference. #2020TwoSessions Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more How will China’s higher education adapt, innovate in this fast-paced world

NPC deputy: Tibet students have access to online classes

Education in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has greatly improved in recent years, and students there have access to online classes, said Kelsang Nadege, vice principal of the Wanquan Primary School in Tibet, when speaking to the press at the Deputies’ Corridor on Monday during the ongoing third session of the 13th National People’s Congress. … Read more NPC deputy: Tibet students have access to online classes

Nikki Kaye confirms National reshuffle, but wouldn’t say if Bridges and Bennett to stay

The new deputy leader didn’t give away whether or not she would keep her education portfolio. Start your day the right way with a combination of news, sport and entertainment. Weekdays from 6am on TVNZ 1 Get more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news On Demand – https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/breakfast Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Breakfaston1 Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/breakfaston1

Johnson says coronavirus tests will be available in schools that open on 1 June

Boris Johnson confirmed that the government will press ahead with the phased reopening of schools from 1 June. ‘The education of children is crucial for their welfare, for their long-term future and for social justice,’ he said. The PM added that he intends for secondary schools to provide ‘some contact’ for year 10 and year … Read more Johnson says coronavirus tests will be available in schools that open on 1 June

Listen, Watch, Learn: Peru’s school system takes to the airwaves | The Listening Post (Feature)

March 16, 2020, was the day Peruvian parents, teachers, and students had been preparing for – the beginning of the new school year. But on March 15, the president appeared on national TV to declare a state of emergency and a strict nationwide lockdown. “One day I got a call from the chairman of the … Read more Listen, Watch, Learn: Peru’s school system takes to the airwaves | The Listening Post (Feature)

The Conspiracy Virus: COVID-19 misinformation in the US | The Listening Post

On The Listening Post this week: How a conspiracy documentary hijacked US social media and fuelled misinformation on COVID-19. Plus: Peru and the art of digital homeschooling. COVID-19 misinformation in US So much about this pandemic remains unknown, which is why reporting on it is so challenging. A lack of scientific consensus, heavy-handed government policies, … Read more The Conspiracy Virus: COVID-19 misinformation in the US | The Listening Post

Coronavirus: govt scientific advice “inconclusive” on safe reopening of primary schools – BBC News

The Government’s scientific advisers have released their advice on controversial plans for primary schools in England to re-open for some pupils, on June 1st. The scientists say the evidence on whether it is safe is inconclusive. They suggest that children are less vulnerable to infection and that teachers do not appear to be at a … Read more Coronavirus: govt scientific advice “inconclusive” on safe reopening of primary schools – BBC News