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Online Tutoring: How technology is allowing pupils to keep learning

Action Tutoring Programme Coordinator, Lily La, shares how online tutoring has been integrated into the charity’s long-term operations, and how it has supported the disadvantaged pupils they work with to learn from home.

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Teacher training: Putting the past behind us

Whatever training route is chosen, it needs trainees. A lack of graduates willing to become teachers has posed a threat to children’s education over the past few years and has become an important issue for the school sector. John Howson looks at teacher training, supply and retention in a post-Covid world.*

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What’s the purpose of school?

School closures and the widespread need for homeschooling brought about a newfound appreciation for the people who do the job day in, day out. But did it change parents’ ideas about why children should go to school? Parent Ping has been asking just that.

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Education insights Guest blogs Middle East and North Africa

Embracing cultural contexts in the Middle East and North Africa

Charlotte al-Qadi has spent over 15 years working in educational publishing for the MENA market. Whilst language from publishers in recent years has become less negative when briefing educational content for the region, there still remains an air of reluctance to think about cultural sensitivities.

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Engaging schools and communities to support children’s learning

Ensuring that education objectives continue to be achieved both during and after the pandemic involves multiple stakeholders and diverse partnerships. With new educational needs arising, and the nature of roles changing for all involved, we turn again to the central question of accountability: how can we all work to ensure that children achieve their full learning potential?

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Exams 2020: What have we learnt?

The exams process is an emotionally charged experience for families and education professionals at the best of times, but 2020 really has to take the cake. Watching the drama play out, with a host of unexpected plot twists, has truly tested the nerves of all involved and led to terrible heartache for many.

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Five big questions for the new term

The government has released a huge amount of information for schools in recent weeks. Here, Steve Besley looks at five of the most recent to see what they mean.

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