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Unicef. Life during the COVID-19 pandemic is difficult for parents and children alike.

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The return to school is an important and hopefully welcome step, but you and your children likely have many questions. Here’s the latest information on what to expect and how you can support your young student. When and how will schools be reopened? We are slowly seeing an increasing number of children return to the classroom. More than 1 billion students are still out of school due to nationwide school closures, but more than 70 countries have announced plans to reopen schools and hundreds of millions of students have returned in recent weeks. Given the difficulty of the situation and variation across the globe, countries are in different stages regarding how and when they plan to reopen schools. Is it safe for my child to go back to school?

Schools should only be reopened when it is safe for students. What precautions should the school be taking to prevent COVID-19 virus from spreading? • Staggering mealtimes. Les pédiatres sur la rentrée scolaire : "Mettez vos enfants à l'école" La rentrée est dans un peu plus de deux semaines.

Les pédiatres sur la rentrée scolaire : "Mettez vos enfants à l'école"

Et même si des codes de couleurs ont été pensés en fonction de l’évolution de la propagation du virus, le monde politique, le monde de l’éducation, le Gees et aussi de nombreux parents et enfants se demandent à quoi va ressembler cette rentrée toute particulière. Newsletter info Recevez chaque matin l’essentiel de l'actualité. OKNe plus afficher × La Belgian Pediatric Covid-19 Task Force qui rassemblent les spécialistes de l’enfance publie une lettre ouverte cette semaine appelant au retour à l’école de tous les enfants à temps plein dès le 1er septembre.

Anne Tilmanne fait partie de cette task force. Nous insistons pour que les parents mettent leurs enfants à l’école. " Dans nos contacts avec nos patients, on se rend compte que beaucoup de parents hésitent. La balance bénéfices-risques Pour la spécialiste, la balance bénéfices-risques penche clairement en faveur d’un retour à l’école. Les symptômes des enfants sont plus légers. Coronavirus en Belgique : quoi qu'il arrive, les élèves de maternelles et primaires iront cinq jours par semaine à l'école. Rutger Bregman: ‘What if we give children the freedom to play and learn on their own?’ In many places around the world, education has become something to be endured.

Rutger Bregman: ‘What if we give children the freedom to play and learn on their own?’

A new generation is learning to run a rat race where the main metrics of success are your résumé and your pay cheque – a generation less inclined to colour outside the lines, less inclined to dream or to dare, to fantasise or explore. Can schools operate on a wholly different view of human nature? What if we give children much more freedom to play and learn on their own? The thing that moved me the most while I was researching my latest book was visiting such a school in the Netherlands. This school, Agora, relies on the intrinsic motivation of the children. At Agora, children of all ages, academic levels and socioeconomic backgrounds are mixed together. At the moment, we spend billions encouraging our biggest talents to rise up the career ladder, but once at the top they often ask themselves what it’s all for.

But what do all those degrees really represent? Schools like Agora prove there is a different way. Children locked up by parents over Covid should not go home, rules Swedish court. Three children taken into care after being locked up by their parents for nearly five months in case they caught the coronavirus should not be allowed to return home, an administrative court in Sweden has ruled.

Children locked up by parents over Covid should not go home, rules Swedish court

From March until early July, the children, aged between 10 and 17, were prevented from leaving the family’s apartment, whose door was “nailed shut with planks”, and also kept isolated from each other, according to the court verdict in Jönköping county. The children’s lawyer, Mikael Svegfors, told local radio the family did not speak or understand Swedish fluently and followed the news about Covid-19 from the parents’ home country, which had imposed much tighter restrictions than Sweden. “It is an absolute clash between how people think in different parts of the world,” Svegfors said. “The children got caught up in this, and in the fear of a pandemic we should all be afraid of in one way or another.” Pour les enseignants, le port du masque en permanence pourrait être dangereux.

Le port permanent du masque par les enseignants pourrait provoquer chez eux de graves problèmes au larynx.

Pour les enseignants, le port du masque en permanence pourrait être dangereux

C’est ce qu’affirme le professeur G. Desuter, laryngologue aux cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc (Bruxelles) dans une carte blanche publie par nos confrères du Soir. Newsletter info Recevez chaque matin l’essentiel de l'actualité. OKNe plus afficher × " Produire une voix nous en coûte en termes d’énergie " explique le laryngologue. Porter la voix avec masque.