Coronavirus: ‘Be kind’ to yourselves, home-school parents told

According to BBC, parents have been urged to “be kind to yourself and your children” during the coronavirus pandemic, by Wales’ education minister.

Many are home-schooling as schools are closed to all but the children of key workers and vulnerable children.

Ms Williams said parents should give themselves “a break” and “not be too harsh” on themselves.

The minister was speaking at the Welsh Government’s daily news conference, at which she said just three-and-a-half thousand children were currently attending school, around 1% of the school population in Wales.

It means many parents are juggling home-working with supporting their children doing schoolwork and lessons at home.

Read full article here Coronavirus: ‘Be kind’ to yourselves, home-school parents told

Please tell us your thoughts in comments or via Twitter

 

Are you a trainee teacher, NQT, teacher, headteacher, parent or  just someone who cares about education and has something to get off  your chest in a Schools Improvement Guest Post? Follow this link for more details at the bottom of the page.

Don’t forget you can sign up to receive our daily email bulletin (around 7am) with all the latest schools news stories. Your details will never be given to anyone else and you can unsubscribe at any stage. Just follow this link.

We now have a Facebook page - please click to like!

 

T-Rex delivers free school meals to children in coronavirus lockdown
Analysis: Are teacher assessed GCSE grades a good idea?
Categories: Homeschooling, Parenting, Teaching and Wales.

Let us know what you think...