Saturday, April 10, 2021

education

Make SOPs part of school discipline, educators say as Covid cases rise

They say SOPs should be tightened and teachers be given priority for vaccination.

Many UK students lack basic reading skills after Covid-19 lockdowns shut schools

Students around the world are suffering long-term damage from school closures in the pandemic.

‘Spare the rod and spoil the child’ the wrong approach to problem students, experts say

They recommend getting to the root cause of problematic behaviour among students instead of imposing harsher punishments.

When school SOPs are breached – but not just by students

Some students are finding it difficult to comply with health SOPs, but they are far from being the only ones.

Israel re-opens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated

Israel launched its green pass programme last month, allowing controlled numbers of people with proof of full vaccination or who have recovered from Covid-19 to enter gyms, pools and other facilities.

What ‘back to school’ means for B40 families

It might mean more work for the parents and no new uniforms for the year, but these families are willing to do what it takes to get an education.

Cheers, fears and some tears as kids head back to school

A wide range of emotions is on display as students head back to school this week after a long enforced break from the physical classroom due to Covid-19. Mindful of public health concerns, authorities have put in place strict SOPs to circumvent further spread of infection but while some children can't wait to rejoin their friends in school, others may take a while more to adjust.

Educationists hail return to school as debate continues over health concerns

While many remain concerned over the high number of Covid-19 infections, others especially from the B40 group say they have been struggling to follow home-based learning.

Back to school for preschoolers, Standard 1 and 2 pupils

Vocational colleges will also reopen today following their closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

US kids could receive vaccine by year-end, says White House pandemic adviser Fauci

Children in high school should be able to get the vaccines 'sometime this fall', although data is still being compiled on their safety and efficacy for younger children who may not receive the jabs until late 2021 or early 2022, he says.

Husband-wife van drivers can’t wait for schools to open again

Ismail Raja Mat and his wife Norhayati Muda have bills piling up and children who need to be fed.

No police permit needed to cross borders for school

Parents only need to show letters issued by the schools at police roadblocks.

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