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'A complete and utter mess' - Year 13 students face rushed goodbyes and uncertainty over university as UK schools close

For many sixth formers their last day of school will take place prematurely on Friday. However, some students have even been deprived of this finality due to early closures amid the coronavirus pandemic. The gove . . .

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Lockdown - the best free online experiences to stave off boredom

Here is a great article from The Guardian that has a great collection of links to free stuff to help people beat the boredom of being stuck at home due to the Corona virus.  It includes links to: Free come . . .

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20 learning apps for stir-crazy kids

Here is a great selection of educational applications published by The Guardian to help you’re your children entertained while still learning and stuck at home. For younger children Go Explore from Cbeeb . . .

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Concern for A-level students over cap on university admissions

ChalkFace published an article earlier this week discussing the possible cap on university admission places in the UK as a result of the Corona virus and associated exam cancellations. Here is an article from . . .

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Minecraft offers free lessons to children

It is great to see large companies chipping in where possible to help parents with the consequences of school closures caused the Corona virus. This article from the BBC is about efforts from the makers of th . . .

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English teacher's Facebook lessons an 'overwhelming' success

ChalkFace likes to share stories about teachers who go that extra mile to help their students so this article from the BBC website caught our eye. An English teacher has amassed thousands of followers worldwide a . . .

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University admissions could face emergency controls

The impact of exam cancellations from the Corona virus is still being worked out.  This article from the BBC Website is discussing possible limits on how many students universities may accept. Universities i . . .

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Hong Kong's English Schools Foundation to freeze fees for first time in decade to ease parents' burden amid coronavirus crisis

Hong Kong’s largest provider of English-medium international education will freeze fees for its 22 schools in the upcoming academic year amid the coronavirus pandemic, the first time it has done so in a . . .

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