NEA poll: Lower online class attendance, equity among educators’ top concerns

NEA poll: Lower online class attendance, equity among educators’ top concerns

Dive Brief: A poll surveying 1,936 National Education Association members shows the complexity of teaching students with disabilities, providing the same level of education to all students, and higher absenteeism rates are among the top concerns for educators during distance learning.  These concerns are more pronounced in high-poverty schools, where educators report lower class attendance, […]
UK NUS calls for hardship fund as students worry about job prospects

UK NUS calls for hardship fund as students worry about job prospects

According to an NUS survey of almost 10,000 students across the UK, 81% expressed concerns about job prospects and 74% are worried about the risk to their final qualifications. “Students are being forgotten during the Covid-19 pandemic” Some 71% are worried about the...
FG asks DSS, EFCC, ICPC, others to monitor contractors

FG asks DSS, EFCC, ICPC, others to monitor contractors

Says beneficiaries will receive uncooked food items worth N4,200 Engages 6,000 schools as distributors Asks states to provide security in affected areas FCT, Ogun, Lagos to benefit in 1st batch, it says By Joseph Erunke THE federal government has requested the...
3 tips for navigating arts education during school shutdowns

3 tips for navigating arts education during school shutdowns

Since mid-March, the novel coronavirus pandemic has forced schools nationwide to take lessons fully virtual, with students and educators both working from home. While many core academic subjects mostly translate to an online environment, there remain a handful that...
Strong student support is crucial in online shift in education

Strong student support is crucial in online shift in education

Speaking at The PIE’s inaugural webinar, Jonathan Whitehouse of University Bridge shared with delegates that students studying across his network of colleges in the US seemed largely content with the shift in delivery. “I think the University Bridge advisors have been...