This STEM resource, produced by teachers at SafeEdForAll, aims to educate students on pollution-free air. It introduces HEPA technology and highlights what engineers can do to ensure clean air is accessible for everyone. DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE HERE The link includes a comprehensive lesson plan with: Summary of educational and learning objectives Activities to support these … More Clean Air for Everyone Everywhere: Build a HEPA Filter
The new half-term should be an exciting time for children. But for many CEV and CV families, it means a return to the daily threat to life from Covid-19. For others, it brings the constant stress and anxiety caused by school leaders refusing remote provision and threatening fines and even prison for non-attendance. Sound familiar? … More Back to school? Know your rights!
This Friday, 1 October, parents worldwide are striking to demand their governments and local leaders reintroduce Covid-19 mitigations in schools. Why have we called a Parents’ Strike? Scientists say Covid is airborne, everyone can contract and transmit it, and no one can guarantee how anyone will react to infection. Yet, politicians have removed all measures … More #SchoolStrike2021: Make your voices heard
When Government told schools to reopen with almost no Covid safety measures in place this September, its advisers SAGE warned that it was “highly likely that high prevalence will be seen within schools by the end of September 2021”. The Department for Education’s own figures now show that SAGE was right. Over 100,000 pupils were … More Helen Fry, Good Law Project 24 September 2021
LONDON: 22 September 2021 – Kate Green, Shadow Secretary for Education of the United Kingdom, and Peter Kyle, MP for Hove, met with parent groups @SafeEdForAll_UK, @ShieldUs and @TheHive to discuss and agree on how to tackle the issues surrounding the lack of scientifically recognised mitigations in UK schools. Stopping the turmoil in schools Currently, … More Labour meet with SafeEdForAll in commitment to push for Covid-safe schools
Sasasa, her eight-year-old daughter and her six-year-old son all caught Covid-19 in the first wave. The whole family has been suffering from long Covid since. My initial infection was manageable, but then I just kept going downhill. “18 months later, I’m left with permanent heart, lung and eye damage, and I struggle to do the … More Long Covid has debilitated my kids, but nothing changes in school.
Bee lives in Scotland. She is the mother of eight kids. Two are at school, three are working, and one is at uni. Six live at home, and two will be moving out soon. She cares for her CEV husband. He has just experienced heart failure and is now at risk of stroke due to … More Education & Mental Health are critical during Covid, except for kids with special needs?
Welcome School Leaders and Head Teachers. It’s no secret you’ve had little support from Department for Education (DfE). Results from a recent universities’ survey have lambasted the way DfE has treated schools during the pandemic. It reveals 90% of school leaders thought DfE guidance during the pandemic was delayed and confusing. While 65% felt unable … More What SLTs need to know about DfE’s Covid Guidance Part 1
In Part One, we talked about School Leaders’ legal responsibilities during the pandemic . And how Government’s Covid Guidelines do not over-rule Health & Safety Legislation, placing any liability squarely with School Leadership Teams. Here, we go through practical steps you can take to prevent exposing your staff, pupils and their families to increased risk of … More How to Covid-secure your school (without funding) Part 2
Meet Sue, a single parent who works as a home-based, self-employed blogger via SueFoster.info She counts herself lucky to be able to flex her work around remote educating her 13-year-old daughter. What has been your biggest challenge? I decided that I didn’t want to expose my family to a new virus that we didn’t know a … More ‘Education doesn’t have to take place in a school building.’