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How schools and universities can implement temperature screening to ensure student safety post-lockdown

As lockdown restrictions are being gradually eased across the country, industries of all types must now consider additional health and safety measures, to ensure a safe re-opening. Schools and universities in particular, which have been badly affected during the Coronavirus pandemic, are faced with the problem of re-opening as before, without risking a second wave […]

LIFELADDER DECLARES WELLBEING FOR TEACHERS A NATIONAL EMERGENCY

Gifting 500,000 annual memberships to teachers 75% of teachers describing themselves as ‘stressed’ The serious risk of post-Covid stress has been raised by the World Economic Forum citing the possibility of a secondary epidemic of burnouts and stress-related absenteeism in the latter half of 2020*. Overwhelmed teachers now find themselves on the frontline as the […]

Schools and education charities scoop share of £1million fund

Thirty-six schools and education charities have received donations of £1,000 each as part of the Movement for Good awards. The awards, set up by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical, will see a total of £1million given to charities across the UK this summer. Members of the public were invited to nominate causes close to their hearts, with […]

CRB Cunninghams launch Grab & Go solution for schools 16.06.20

School lunch after lockdown Schools across the UK are streamlining their catering operations by simplifying menus to offer a Grab & Go lunch service; an efficient method to incorporate varied safeguarding measures such as staggered break times and the implementation of collection points throughout the school. Simply order, collect, and go. A Grab & Go […]

Premier League Primary Stars home-learning hub is supporting children, parents and teachers during lockdown

Premier League Primary Stars, a primary schools programme created by the Premier League and supported by 110 professional football clubs, has seen downloads of its free curriculum-linked education resources soar during lockdown. These fun and engaging football-linked activities, available through the programme’s new Home Learning Hub, have been downloaded more than 20,000 times by families […]

WESLEYAN EXTENDS PACKAGE OF CARE MEASURES FOR KEY WORKERS

New personalised assessment service launched for members to support mental health and wellbeing Wesleyan Chair Nathan Moss, non-executive directors, and Group CEO, Mario Mazzocchi to donate at least 10 per cent of salary to charitable causes for six months Wesleyan, the specialist financial services provider for doctors, dentists, teachers and lawyers, has extended its COVID-19 […]

COVID-19: Three tips to get your school transport up and running again

As pupils begin a phased return to schools following months of COVID-19 lockdown, beginning with selected primary schools and year groups, and expanding from there over the coming months, Richard Woods, chief operating officer at school transport specialist Kura has revealed three of the most important considerations for schools looking to safely run school transport services for […]

Barco’s Virtual classroom to expand reach of University College London’s professional development programme

London, UK, 10 June 2020: The prestigious University College London (UCL) recently selected the Barco weConnect virtual classroom technology as one of its teaching platforms for its CPD (Continuing Professional Development) medical education offering. Thanks to weConnect, UCL’s Division of Surgery and Interventional Science can now offer a more engaging remote teaching experience and expand […]