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

 
18th March, 2020
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Studying at home
18th March, 2020
Daily Star is reporting that Brits schoolkids could be left with their future’s in limbo as stressful school exams are pushed back to autumn amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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18th March, 2020
Daily Mail is reporting that children are staying at home amid coronavirus fears after their parents ignored Boris Johnson’s advice – as nearly 630,000 sign petition calling for government to ‘#closetheschools’.
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17th March, 2020
TES is reporting that routine Ofsted inspections should be halted because of the increasing workload pressures places on teachers during the coronavirus outbreak, the NEU teaching union has said.
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17th March, 2020
According to Daily Mail, thousands of schoolchildren and students have decided to take matters into their own hands and stay home in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus.
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16th March, 2020
The private sector must rise to help alleviate the pressure – NOT price surge. Leading online tutoring service MyTutor examine how on demand services can help during this time
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14th March, 2020
Independent is reporting that parents are pulling children out of class over coronavirus fears despite official advice, school leaders warn.
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14th March, 2020
Daily Mail is reporting that a petition calling for Boris Johnson to close schools has topped 420,000 as exam worries grow and universities ban face-to-face teaching due to the coronavirus threat.
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12th March, 2020
The government has pledged to provide every region in England with funding for a specialist maths school, The Guardian is reporting.
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11th March, 2020
According to iNews, at a Cobra meeting on Monday the government underlined its determination to keep schools open despite the spread of the novel coronavirus Covid-19.
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