Many parents are worried for their youngsters’ education, but thanks to tireless efforts by teachers, they needn’t be. When schools up and down the country closed their doors on January 5 to all except children of critical workers and vulnerable children, parents gave a collective shudder. After all, having children is challenging enough at the best of times, but when they’re at home all day, every day, and you have to supervise their education, it’s almost impossible. Learning in a different setting: Lily Evans, a pupil at Cornerstone Academy, Devon, studies at home As father-of-two Errol Murray, from Leeds, says: ‘There’s a reason that teaching is a paid profession. ‘The idea of taking care of children and getting an idea into their heads at the same time as working a full-time job is very difficult, and to achieve this with no training is basically a non-starter.’ No wonder many parents were worried about the impact of the closure on their child’s education and academic progress. Errol Murray admits that home schooling his two children alongside working full time is hard However, since the March 2020 lockdown, schools have hugely improved the remote learning opportunities they provide for students. First time… Read full this story
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