Covid 19 Coronavirus: Latest New Zealand cases revealed

With stricter pre-flight Covid testing set to come into force this week, and a concerning drop in tracer app scans over the summer break, details on new infections coming into New Zealand will be released today. The Ministry of Health was due to give the latest Covid update in a statement at 1pm. It comes as concerns mount around contagious […]

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Pupils told they can use Playstation or Xbox to log into school if needed

Pupils are being told how to use their Playstation to log into school from home, as the government faces criticism for a “sluggish” rollout of laptops. Schools have been advising parents and students on how to use games consoles to log into online classes while children are learning at home during England’s coronavirus lockdown, as an alternative to a laptop.  […]

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Students describe taking on universities through rent strikes

“It’s really upsetting because we don’t want to have to do this,” Liam*, a student at the University of Sussex, says. “We want the university to work with us to work with our demands. We aren’t asking for the world.” First-year Liam wants to see changes and, like others at leading universities including Manchester, Bristol, Oxford and Goldsmiths, he is […]

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‘It feels very reactionary’: teachers on Covid plan for English schools

Secondary schools across England will be closed to most pupils for the first two weeks of term after the Christmas holidays, with schools in areas with particularly high rates of coronavirus remaining online-only for longer, the education secretary, Gavin Williamson, has announced, under new measures introduced to limit the spread of Covid-19. English schools in areas worst hit by Covid […]

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Colorado educators look to apply lessons learned to spring semester

Colorado’s education system has endured immense stress this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on school operations and exposed glaring inequities in communities’ access to academic, technological, health, food, and housing resources. Most of the issues facing public education — such as a shortage of substitute teachers and inconsistent WiFi service throughout the state — are not new, say […]

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