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Victorian Premier Dan Andrews has announced a seven-day lockdown after 8 additional cases of the Delta strain were detected. The decision means that students across the state will learn from home until 12 August. “There is no alternative but for us to listen to our public health experts and take their advice, and that advice is to lockdown for seven days from 8pm tonight,” Premier Andrews said. “Only three of...
An urgent meeting of all principals and  NSW Teachers Federation  representatives at high schools in the greater Sydney area has been called for tomorrow after Premier Gladys Berejiklian said Year 12 students would return to school on 16 August,  despite the state’s escalating COVID-19 situation . This morning, NSW Health confirmed there were 262 cases in the 24 hours to 8pm last night and five deaths, marking the...
In June, a sector-first research paper found that  a “COVID hangover” continues to affect student and staff motivation, anxiety and engagement . According to the paper, the majority of the 74 independent school leaders and teachers who took part in the COVID-19 survey between March and April 2021, “felt that the remote learning period had a neutral or negative impact on students” with student wellbeing and...
By Mark Richards,    After going out of fashion for a while at the expense of guided reading, whole-class reading seems to be back in favour again. Research points to a variety of benefits of whole-class reading. So, how do you make the most of whole-class reading sessions? Whole-class reading enables you to focus on more challenging texts. It also allows for better opportunities to engage pupils in class discussion....
By Mark Richards,    As it looks like we are tentatively moving out of lockdown restrictions for good, many have begun to reflect on the effectiveness (or not) of some of the things that became ‘the new normal’ during the three main lockdown periods. For many, that included home-working. For many more, it included home-schooling. Now, a survey by Ipsos MORI has shown that around two-thirds of parents believe...
By Mark Richards,    Although few would argue that many students need extra support and catch-up programmes to make up for the education lost during to the pandemic, there seems to be little support from parents for some of the ideas that have been floated about as possible solutions. These include extended school days and reduced holidays. A poll, conducted by Ipsos Mori, shows that only one in five parents would prefer to...
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