Call to reduce secondary class sizes if no distancing

Tes reports …

Scotland’s biggest teaching union is calling on the government to reduce class sizes in upper secondary if there is to be no social distancing among students.

According to the EIS general secretary, Larry Flanagan, Scottish teachers should not face classes of 30 young adults in August when the Scottish government’s scientific advisers have admitted there is less evidence about the role that older pupils play in the transmission of the virus.

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