Professor Rob Lue, who runs a centre for teaching and learning at Harvard, has said schools should not expect pupils to attend live web lessons all day as they will lose focus and "turn into Zoom zombies". By Nicola Woolcock, The Times.
A survey by the National Foundation for Educational Research has found Year 11 and 13 pupils were far less likely to receive work to do at home than other year groups during partial school closures. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.
The Times reports on a petition signed by thousands of teachers and pupils who want to know how grades were awarded in this year's International Baccalaureate. By Rosemary Bennett. The article quotes Stephen Jones, warden of St Edward’s in Oxford, and David James, deputy head teacher of Bryanston School.
Mark Marande, principal of The Petersfield School, writes in The Telegraph warning against losing too much practical content in next year's streamlined GCSEs.
Tes details three ideas to help pupils due to take their GCSEs in 2021 catch up. By Grainne Hallahan.
Fiona Millar writes in The Guardian suggesting the coronavirus pandemic will "expose the myth behind grammar school selection".
The Headteachers’ Roundtable think-tank group has called for a 2020-21 Ofsted amnesty for any school visited by the watchdog next term. By John Roberts, Tes.
The Times looks at the setbacks faced by children with disabilities as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. By Damian Whitworth.