Equality News Update: The Courier: Retired maths teacher devotes lockdown to helping youngsters while schools are closed

A retired teacher has offered free tutoring to pupils who need it whilst schools are closed.   Mo Brodie has been giving lessons to 10 pupils so far, and is encouraging former teachers to consider tutoring young people.   Read more at: https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/dundee/1895854/retired-maths-teacher-devotes-lockdown-to-helping-youngsters-while-schools-are-closed/ #EqNews #LocalServices #Education #COVID-19

Equality News Update: Fife Today: Home learning in Scotland: How to access the new BBC resources for lockdown learners on offer

BBC Scotland have released a range of different online leaning resources, as well as hosting education programmes on their channel to try and assist both primary and secondary learners in lockdown.   Read more at: https://www.fifetoday.co.uk/education/home-learning-scotland-how-access-new-bbc-resources-lockdown-learners-offer-3091483 #EqNews #LocalServices #Lockdown #Education

Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Coronavirus (COVID-19) in schools

A new summary of the latest evidence of the impact of COVID-19 in schools has been published. This paper was created by the COVID-19 Advisory Sub-Group on Education and Children’s Issues, it examines the risks posed by the virus to both pupils and staff as well as the benefits of schools remaining open.   To … Continue reading Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: Coronavirus (COVID-19) in schools

Equality News Update: The Courier: St Andrews University community faces anxious wait after second weekend of lockdown

Reported by The Courier - the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. St. Andrews University students and staff are facing another week of voluntary local lockdown after 21 people with links to the University tested positive for COVID-19. The Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sally Mapstone has recognised the … Continue reading Equality News Update: The Courier: St Andrews University community faces anxious wait after second weekend of lockdown

Equality News Update: fenews: National Union of Students Calls for Support for Students in Isolation

Reported by fenews - the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. The National Union of Students for Scotland has called for support to be in place for all students across the country who are having to self-isolate. Commenting Matt Crilly, NUS Scotland President, said: “We are concerned by … Continue reading Equality News Update: fenews: National Union of Students Calls for Support for Students in Isolation

Equality News Update: The Courier: Covid-19 cases see pupils at Kirkcaldy, Lochgelly and Auchterarder schools asked to stay home

Reported by The Courier – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. Pupils from Sinclairtown Primary School, Lochgelly High School and the Community School of Auchterarder have been asked to self-isolate due to COVID-19 symptoms. The total number of confirmed cases in Fife schools has now reached 10. … Continue reading Equality News Update: The Courier: Covid-19 cases see pupils at Kirkcaldy, Lochgelly and Auchterarder schools asked to stay home

Equality News Update: The Courier: Teachers given ‘dog’s abuse’ as they strived to educate pupils from home during lockdown

Reported by The Courier – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.  Teachers working under unprecedented pressure during lockdown were subject to abuse from parents. Across Tayside and Fife there were 23 reported incidents of written or verbal abuse of school staff by adults out with the school … Continue reading Equality News Update: The Courier: Teachers given ‘dog’s abuse’ as they strived to educate pupils from home during lockdown

Coronavirus Fife: School Closures and Resources

The Scottish Government has announced that all schools and early learning centres will be closed from Friday 19 March 2020. FCE has compiled a list of local, national updates as well as activities relating to equality and diversity for anyone teaching children from home. National Updates: Education Scotland: https://education.gov.scot/education-scotland/news-and-events/ Scottish Government News: https://www.gov.scot/education/ Local Updates: … Continue reading Coronavirus Fife: School Closures and Resources