Home schooling

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From finance chief to childminder: how home schooling has inspired new careers
A banker and a City executive are among a growing number of professionals retraining to work with children

Amelia Hill

28, Mar, 2021 @12:25 PM

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The kids may need schooling over summer – but I'll set the curriculum | Zoe Williams
Lesson one will be The Point of Other People as our children get used to having friends round and interacting IRL, writes Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

15, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Girls doing more housework in Covid lockdown than boys
Young women are becoming trapped in traditional roles at home and neglecting education, finds charity

Rachel Hall

03, Mar, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Guilt and fury: how Covid brought mothers to breaking point
The pandemic shattered the fragile jigsaw of support that allowed women with children to work. Radical action is necessary to prevent rights backsliding

Natasha Walter

28, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Welsh watchdog criticises lack of action since home-school scurvy death
Children’s commissioner says moves to better regulate home education have been slow and ineffective

Steven Morris

25, Feb, 2021 @7:01 AM

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The pint-sized 'singing ambassadors' leading their parents in song
From encouraging kids to be ‘singing ambassadors’ to putting on giant online concerts, choirs have overhauled their approach

Amelia Hill

23, Feb, 2021 @2:52 PM

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Home schooling: ‘I’m a maths lecturer – and I had to get my children to teach me’
Many parents struggle with home schooling in lockdown. But how are three experts in maths, English and science faring?

Donna Ferguson

20, Feb, 2021 @9:54 PM

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Women doing more home schooling during Covid lockdown than men
Schooling children at home is having a worsening impact on wellbeing, ONS data shows

Rachel Hall

19, Feb, 2021 @4:48 PM

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Learning time for children declined as 2020 Covid lockdown progressed – study
Less time was spent learning by July than at start of pandemic despite best efforts of schools and parents, says IFS

Richard Adams Education editor

19, Feb, 2021 @12:05 AM

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Governesses enjoy a Covid comeback thanks to wealthy locked-down families
Once a put-upon stalwart of Victorian life, the modern governess can make more than £1,000 a week taking care of home schooling

Sally Weale Education correspondent

16, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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How far right uses video games and tech to lure and radicalise teenage recruits
After a 13-year-old was sentenced last week, a young victim of radicalisation talks about how white supremacists target children

Mark Townsend

14, Feb, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Pets, plants and cuddly toys: a child's eye view of home schooling – in pictures
How are children finding home learning? Photographer Nina Raingold asked year 3 and 4 pupils across the country to share their views and passions

Hannah Booth

06, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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