Prime minister is risking basic right to an education, says children’s tsar

Tory pressure grows for a teaching plan amid fears that reduced schooling ‘is becoming default’Boris Johnson was accused of putting children’s basic right to education at risk last night, as he faced a mounting chorus of pleas to unveil an unprecedented emergency programme for England’s pupils.With growing frustration among teachers, MPs and unions over the chaotic return of schools, Anne Longfield, the children’s commissioner for England, warned there was a “very dangerous” threat to the histor...
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Graduation: LAUSD TV special honors 28,000 graduates around the district

Honoring 28,000 graduates left without traditional graduation pomp and circumstance amid the coronavirus pandemic, LAUSD has created an hour-long TV special, “Los Angeles Unified Celebrates the Class of 2020.” The show will air at 6 p.m. Monday, June 15, on and KLCS-TV.   The show includes: Superintendent Austin Beutner Members of LAUSD’s Board of Education Student board member Frances Suavillo Gov. Gavin Newsom Sen. Kamala Harris TV host/comedian Ellen DeGeneres Rapper Lil Jon a...
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9 Black Influencers Every College Woman Should Follow ASAP

Upgrade your feed with these black social media influencers!
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‘We were let loose’: my art school days, by Peter Blake, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Steve McQueen and more

Eight great British artists on graduating, and their advice for the Class of 2020 I joined in 1953, after my national service. I’d applied to study graphic design, but was accepted as a painter – I had sent them a portrait I did of my sister. So I studied painting but knew about graphic design, which accounts for a lot. I was so grateful to be there, and used it well. Continue reading...
Tags: Fashion, Education, Film, Life and style, Culture, Art and design, Steve McQueen, Peter Blake, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Antony Gormley, Fashion and textiles, Rachel Whiteread, Peter Blake Sam Taylor Johnson Steve McQueen

‘The waste and excess is more visible’: how coronavirus is shaking up fashion

The industry has been taken apart at the seams. Is this the end of lavish shows and packed front rows?It was on the morning of 18 March, when Glastonbury was confirmed cancelled, that Sarah Gresty, BA course leader in fashion at Central Saint Martins (CSM), realised that the class of 2020 would be a graduating year unlike any other. “That was when we thought: OK, this is only heading one way. After that, everything happened really fast. That evening many of the international students started get...
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Engaging online learners 4

Photo by Julia M Cameron on Pexels In previous posts in this series (see links below), I explored some of the nuances of engaging online learners in creative writing and critical thinking. It's not an easy prospect, especially when you are some distance away and all your communication is being mediated through technology.The next two posts will focus on some of the methods used to engage students for other purposes, for example, reflection on practice, problem solving, creating content an...
Tags: Twitter, Technology, Learning, Education, Online, Forum, Engagement, Focus, Facetime, eLearning, Backchannel, Discussion, Distance, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, Julia M Cameron

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