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How to help encourage important conversations amongst young children in the classroom and at home

Twinkl have come together with Charlie Mackesy, author of The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse , to help encourage important conversations amongst young children in the classroom and at home Global educational publisher Twinkl and much-loved British artist, illustrator and author, Charlie Mackesy are launching educational resources featuring illustrations and quotes from Charlie’s bestselling...
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Testing measures to ensure young people return to classrooms

On-site Covid lateral flow tests for secondary pupils on return to school, with students and staff encouraged to test twice a week

From: Department for Education , Department of Health and Social Care , and Office of the Children's Commissioner

Published 3 January 2022

All secondary schools have been asked to provide one on-site test for pupils ahead of their return to the...

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More support to keep pupils in the classroom

Face-to-face education prioritised as it is important for pupils’ education and wellbeing

From: Department for Education and The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP

Published 2 January 2022

Thousands of new air filters and further temporary measures will be introduced to protect face-to-face education and minimise disruption, ahead of the pupils returning to the classroom this week....

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VR and robots will have major role in the classroom but we must solve the engagement issue

New research into children’s education post-pandemic finds glaring gap between engagement levels and tech-enabled teaching

New research published today from edtech gaming studio, Kuato Studios , has found that 18 months since nationwide lockdowns began, the top priority for teachers across the UK and US is bridging the gap between decreasing children’s engagement levels and using tech...

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Second round of Prime Minister’s school rebuilding programme launched

50 new schools will be able to build new and improved facilities as part of major government programme

From: Department for Education and The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP

Published 19 July 2021

Thousands more pupils are set to benefit from new, modern, energy efficient school buildings as a further 50 schools are confirmed for the Prime...