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Six parents share their tips for homeschooling in lockdown

Last updated: 01/16/2021

As schools around the country closed to help prevent the spread of Covid-19, once again parents are faced with the challenges of homeschooling their children. And it’s no easy...

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Coronavirus school closures: P1 and P2 pupils among worst affected

Last updated: 01/16/2021

Scotland's P1 and P2 pupils are among those hardest hit by school closures which have damaged progress in reading and writing, according to a national equity audit on the...

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Schools to get extra cash for lockdown teachers and technology

Last updated: 01/16/2021

JOHN Swinney has pledged an extra £45 million to  help councils hire more teachers to “deal with the challenges of remote learning during lockdown”. The Education Secretary...

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Single parents hardest hit financially during pandemic

Last updated: 01/16/2021

A new report shows single parents have been hardest hit by money worries during the pandemic, amid warnings the latest lockdown could push them over the edge. This article...

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Action on childhood trauma ‘could help solve drug death crisis’

Last updated: 01/16/2021

Better understanding of childhood trauma could hold the key to tackling Scotland’s drug death crisis, it has been claimed. Leading figures from the recovery community believe...

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Are your limiting beliefs stopping you from being a better parent and person?

Last updated: 01/15/2021

I want to start this post about limiting beliefs about a funny conversation I had with my husband the other day when I saw a picture of a dandelion. I said to him that if you...

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Higher Education Can Support Parenting Students and Their Children with Accessible, Equitable Services - Child Trends

Last updated: 01/15/2021

Higher Education Can Support Parenting Students and Their Children with Accessible, Equitable Services Authors: Summary Infographic More than one fifth of all college students...

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Covid-19: Early years staff 'should have vaccine priority'

Last updated: 01/15/2021

Covid-19: Early years staff 'should have vaccine priority' Published image copyrightGetty Images image captionEarly years settings in England remain open Staff working in...

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8 Ways to Reduce Student Cheating

Last updated: 01/15/2021

The pandemic has made this question even more frequent, since many educators are concerned about the quality of learning and the possibility of cheating. Yet, it’s always been a...

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Almost half of child abuse reported online is self-generated, investigators say

Last updated: 01/15/2021

Nearly half of child abuse reported online is now self-generated, official investigators have revealed. A record 68,000 reports to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) were...

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