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To survive, we learn to adapt

  13th July 2020

Educational organisations have discovered that the ability to move swiftly and adapt to ever-changing circumstances has been crucial to their continued success. 

As well as reporting on the considerable impact schools in our collaborative learning community have faced over the

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This will be one very welcome summer break

  6th July 2020

Outdoor learning has proven a success in Canada. Image by <a href="https://pixabay.com/users/Mojpe-885231/?utm_source=link-attribution&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=image&amp;utm_content=928637">Mojca J</a> from <a href="https://pixabay.com/?utm_source=link-attribution&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=image&amp;utm_content=928637">Pixabay</a>

We’re approaching the end of possibly the strangest academic year in living memory, providing us with the chance at last to evaluate the events of the past few months. For three of the areas we cover, the year has already

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Building confidence is a question of capitals

  27th June 2020

Face coverings are one of the requirements being mooted for pupils

The Government is working hard to reassure us that schools have been made safe for lessons to restart, but the pressure on our school leaders is unprecedented. 

Schools are drawing on the moral capital they have built up within their

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Classroom doors are opening, slowly

  21st June 2020

Each of the countries we cover in our weekly updates is at a different stage in its response to the Coronavirus outbreak. For all of them, the situation is revised on an almost daily basis, and to compare them offers

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The numbers tell us a lot about the state we’re in

  18th June 2020

Statistics are being rolled out that reveal the true extent of the impact of the past few months’ lockdown measures, and they make for uncomfortable reading.

The lockdown 

The past two weeks have proved stimulating for us statistical geeks, with

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We need a clear way through these restrictions

  13th June 2020

We face an unprecedented level of intervention by governments into the safe running of our schools moving out of the pandemic, but practical solutions remain thin on the ground.

In our experience, the current level of intervention by governments in

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