Home schooling

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No one knows how many children in England, says children’s commissioner
Poor council records mean some young people have no contact with education system, Rachel de Souza finds

Richard Adams Education editor

09, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Lifting of Covid rules in England ‘will lead to rise in home schooling’
Fears over ‘forced exclusion’ of vulnerable pupils whose families will be too scared to send them to school

Sally Weale Education correspondent

22, Feb, 2022 @10:43 AM

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DfE is ‘criminalising parents’ in England, say families still shielding from Covid
Parents facing prosecution for home schooling say vulnerable children and relatives’ safety comes before school attendance

Anna Fazackerley

12, Feb, 2022 @8:15 AM

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Parents in England who fail to register home schooling could face sanctions
Government is planning compulsory national register but details of penalties are yet to be determined

Sally Weale Education correspondent

03, Feb, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Up to 10,000 pupils in England missed whole autumn term last year, analysis finds
Figures from education research group estimate 128,000 children withdrawn from state education in year to January 2021 lockdown

Richard Adams Education editor

30, Jan, 2022 @6:13 PM

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Housework falls to mothers again after Covid lockdown respite
Greater equality between men and women in domestic chores during last year’s lockdowns was short-lived

Michael Savage

19, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Councils in England report 34% rise in elective home education
Pandemic linked to ‘rapid surge’ in number of families choosing to take children out of school

Sally Weale Education correspondent

24, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Memo to parents and carers on home schooling: ‘Don’t panic, and don’t feel guilty’
As home-schooling stress rises week on week, some experts say it’s important to let go of outcomes and focus on mental wellbeing instead

Celina Ribeiro

20, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Work is where your laptop is: meet the globetrotting digital nomads
Worldwide shift to flexible and home working in pandemic has led to rise of new kind of backpacker

Julia Kollewe

30, May, 2021 @3:02 PM

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Children read more challenging books in lockdowns, data reveals
Report on reading habits of more than one million children also finds they read longer books, particularly during school closures

Alison Flood

29, Apr, 2021 @3:24 PM

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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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