face-to-face education

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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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Education Secretary calls for ex-teachers to return to classrooms

Omicron expected to cause increased staff absence levels in the spring term, with former teachers needed to expand supply staff across country.

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

Published 20 December 2021

The Government is asking former teachers who have the skills and time to return to the classroom to sign up from today.

The Omicron...

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Ofsted Annual Report: We must do all we can to make sure this generation is not denied its opportunities

The Chief Inspector’s Annual Report says that nearly all children and learners have been affected by the pandemic, with long-term consequences unknown.

From: Ofsted

  • Good, well-structured, face-to-face education will help most children catch up
  • Daily routines, and the return of sport and extra-curricular activities, will improve children’s mental and physical health
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