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Building an online learning toolkit - some great tools to get started

Here is a great selection of tools reviewed and compiled by The White Board blog. This selection of online tools one can use to allow students to work collaboratively on different projects, or to allow you to set . . .

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Coronavirus - pupils' exam results to be graded on work so far

GCSE and A-level students will be given grades based on teacher assessments and their work so far, the government has announced. But students will also be given the opportunity to sit an exam in the autumn i . . .

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Coronavirus - children no longer in school must not play outside with friends, minister urges

The news about the ramifications of the Corona virus pandemic just keep flooding in, and none of it is very good.  Children have been told they must not play outside with friends amid school closures.  . . .

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Unis must stop unconditional offers in virus confusion

This is a very stressful and confusing tome for young people worried about their future. This article from the BBC is reporting on instructions by the Higher Education watchdog (UK) about the behavior of some . . .

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More than 80 per cent of Hong Kong's parents highly stressed as schools remain shut amid coronavirus epidemic, poll finds

More than 80 per cent of parents in Hong Kong feel troubled by school closures amid the coronavirus epidemic, with those who have to work from home reporting the highest levels of stress, a survey by an NGO has fo . . .

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Coronavirus - PolyU to be first of Hong Kong's universities to welcome back select students for 'essential' on-campus classes

Some universities are starting to bring back students for certain subjects such as medicine in which teaching is considered essential. Polytechnic University will next month become the first of Hong Kong’s . . .

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Coronavirus - Cambridge IGCSE the latest international school exams to be cancelled amid pandemic

Following up from last week’s announcement on the cancellation of the Cambridge CIE exams here is an article from the SCMP discussing the announcement. Exams for an international curriculum taught by more t . . .

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Five-year-olds who use technology more have higher literacy scores, study finds

Chalkface has been reporting on the global debate about screen time effects on children and the use of electronic devices at schools from around the globe. Therefore this article from The Independent brings s . . .

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