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Coronavirus: Supporting families and pupils learning from home

Schools face a raft of new challenges as they seek to support the home education of their students. Matt Bromley offers his reflections on what teachers and schools can do to ensure learning continues as much as possible during the coronavirus emergency

This article is about how, during the coronavirus crisis, schools can continue to teach some form of curriculum to all their pupils, some of whom will indeed be at home, but others will continue to attend school for the time being. We need to consider the following:

In this article, I focus mainly on the pupils who will be learning from home. (I focus on the pupils still attending school in my article here).

First, a warning: this article will pose more questions than answers because each school must make their own decisions about what they think is right for their pupils and their contexts. But in asking some key questions, I hope to help you navigate this unprecedented crisis.

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