The new 3 Rs of teaching and learning in the post-Covid classroom

With all the recent focus being on ways to ensure targeted curriculum delivery and adequate completion of the school year,  we seem to have forgotten about the social and emotional needs of our pupils. Ironically, the above statement could have been made just as confidently prior to the outbreak of Covid-19. The fundamental premise of […]

A post Covid-19 trauma-sensitive schools safety plan may be necessary

Given the trauma some school children will go through during this lockdown period, perhaps what we need is a ‘post Covid-19 trauma-sensitive schools safety plan’, writes Jessica Wasserman. Since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, and the subsequent lockdown, I have been feeling deeply concerned about the effect that this is having on the school-going children in […]