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Please find a selection of news stories relating to technology in education and to the challenges facing schools and teachers.

 
25th March, 2020
Following the recent UK-wide school closures, we’ve built out a series of free webinars to help schools to continue supporting students through distance learning. We will be running these webinars through the rest of the school term, as well as recording them for later 24/7 access.
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25th March, 2020
Children have been told they must not play outside with friends amid school closures, The Independent report
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25th March, 2020
Metro is reporting that the government has put an official ban on all but essential travel outside of the home as the UK enters lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus.
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25th March, 2020
According to Daily Mail, elderly teachers should not be going to school as the coronavirus crisis worsens, experts say.
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24th March, 2020
Only workers in certain vital professions will be able to send their children to school. Read The Telegraph’s guide to see if you qualify
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24th March, 2020
Suddenly the children are at home. How do you even start to educate them yourself? Here are some expert tips from their teachers, The Guardian is reporting.
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23rd March, 2020
Open-access science, technology, engineering and mathematics resources for teachers, parents and carers to support home learning: www.stem.org.uk/home-learning
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23rd March, 2020
MEL Science, a leading science education company, has launched free online science lessons with practical experiments that students can carry out at home.
Studying at home
21st March, 2020
The consequences of the coronavirus outbreak for the exams system could stretch well beyond this year’s makeshift solution, writes William Stewart for TES
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21st March, 2020
Independent reports ‘No child should be left too hungry to learn, whether they are in school or no
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