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Coronavirus: is it safe for kids to go back to school? And what about...

A year ago, in late January 2020, Australia reported its first cases of COVID-19. Since then, we have seen almost 29,000 confirmed cases and...

Children may transmit coronavirus at the same rate as adults: what we now know...

The role children, and consequently schools, play in the COVID-19 pandemic has been hard to work out, but that puzzle is now finally starting...

Is learning more important than well-being? Teachers told us how COVID highlighted ethical dilemmas...

As an educational ethicist, I research teachers’ ethical obligations. These can include their personal ethics such as protecting students from harm, respect for justice...

Coronavirus cases among children on rise in US as schools reopen

As schools reopen in the USA, a surge in Coronavirus cases among children has been recorded. Even though online classes are still followed in many...

NSW hits pause on school choirs, but we can’t stop the music forever

The NSW health department recently instructed schools to stop certain activities to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Among these — which includes school...

3 education questions the Victorian government should answer at the COVID-19 inquiry

Today, Victorian Education Minister James Merlino will front the state parliamentary inquiry into the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He should answer these...

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