As schools prepare for more students to come through the doors it might be a good time to reflect on what has been almost a year of life with Covid-19. Most of us never imagined many students would spend the year mainly learning at home or those attending school would be learning under restrictions that stifled collaborative learning experiences or the development of friendships.
Though it’s often easier to see what Covid-19 has taken away, its well worth looking at what it has helped to develop.
A new year, more challenges and a lot of catching up to do. This is what many schools, families, young people and children are thinking as the new school term gets started. But what can schools learn from this situation we are living through?
As the school term and 2020 draw to a close it seems a good time to stop and reflect. Who could have imagined that school would become the kitchen table, the bedroom or a quiet corner somewhere? Instead of playtime and chats on the school bus, friendships would be kept alive through Instagram and TikTok. It’s been a year like no other for everyone. Read more:
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Although schools and colleges have resumed face-to-face teaching some students will need to self-isolate for periods of time due to Covid 19, while others living with chronic health conditions may be advised by their health teams to continue their learning from home.