The Guardian view on Britain’s pandemic record: a monument to failure | Coronavirus

In Soho, central London, stands a replica of a 19th-century public water pump without a handle. The missing part is not a result of vandalism but a tribute to John Snow, the physician who correctly surmised that the pump, supplying contaminated water, was a super-spreading device for cholera. Snow mapped case data and lobbied the […]

Pandemic widening mental health support gap in Australia

Speaking at Evidence for action: IEAA research summit 2020 on the impact of Covid-19 on the international student experience, researchers revealed there are still significant gaps in the availability and suitability of support available, which existed before the...

Pandemic exacerbating work integrated learning options in Australia

The International Education Association of Australia has published best practice principles to prepare international students for “success in a dynamic and competitive graduate labour market”, however there are concerns that the coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating...

Lack of extracurriculars hurts school engagement during pandemic

Dive Brief: Education experts fear lack of fall sports and other extracurricular activities is putting some students at greater risk of dropping out, The 74 Million reports, as being surrounded by a group of friends and adults helps keep at-risk students engaged and...