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Education & families editor Sunday Times. Pop up on GMB, BBC, Sky, Times Radio, LBC. Presenter BBC 2 documentary: School Swap. Book: Body Clocks w Paul Kelley

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!!! @IslingtonBC has brought in a road closure scheme round Highbury, is that among those being challenged? https://t.co/gWZR86lQ5Ahttps://t.co/V0vW4y00xx
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsCOVID-19: Schools to get two weeks' notice before reopening - says Education Secretary Gavin Williamson https://t.co/slDBAYnazO
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsYipes! Government laptops given to schools for students to use at home have come pre-installed with a virus attempt… https://t.co/7KqnQUeraZI’m sad about Glastonbury because I always have a lovely time there, but I’m mostly sad for the artists and crew be… https://t.co/ZYwa7Mclp9
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsSo we carry on having some of the most expensive university fees in the world as @gavinwilliamson announces a freez… https://t.co/RBuXuzNqe8Looking for #HomeSchooling resources for students aged 13-18? Take a look at @PwC_UK's lesson packs covering topics… https://t.co/S0V46O4HKs
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsGovernment pauses key part of school testing plan following PHE recommendation https://t.co/TPiuWakCRTCOVID-19: Schools to get two weeks' notice before reopening - says Education Secretary Gavin Williamson https://t.co/slDBAYnazOGavin Williamson tells @TimesRadio that he thinks teachers, children, and parents should have “two weeks notice” fo… https://t.co/yc49DwRkNs
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsTHE TIMES: Time for unity #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/r8dMWod1oX
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1/21
2021
Gender identity development service for children rated inadequate https://t.co/nyY4wjSHMa
1/20
2021
NEW On average the rate of COVID infection is 1.9 x higher amongst primary and secondary teachers than the general… https://t.co/8sCEf9EcrZ
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsMass testing programme in schools halted in another U turn by ministers, hitting date for schools re-opening... Fro… https://t.co/IfHLett61bTeachers could be in line for vaccine if evidence shows immunisation stops spread of Covid-19 according to front pa… https://t.co/KN6WvEkxqXNEW On average the rate of COVID infection is 1.9 x higher amongst primary and secondary teachers than the general… https://t.co/8sCEf9EcrZHomeschooling? Got online lessons? Getting catch-up tutoring? Refunds on school fees? Got questions? Looking forwar… https://t.co/WCzI4uHL2KNEW Schools in London and the southeast could open up before those in the rest of the country as the lockdown is ea… https://t.co/JUUYUJvOstTo all those people who’ve asked in recent months how you can come and work at Times Radio...… https://t.co/l1jHRteNhq
Retweeted by Sian Griffiths! Academy ‘hid naughty pupils in squash court for inspection’ tribunal told @alnwickgazette @thetimes https://t.co/zZahEyxnW6Fewer UK children 'school ready' after Covid nursery closures according to study @kindredagency. Little ones are le… https://t.co/pqWG9G3L8c
1/19
2021
Tuesday's TIMES: Jabs diverted to over 80s in vaccination blackspots #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/8umtgwrRXB
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsTuesday's i: Universal credit: PM considers delaying cuts to benefit s #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/P70rbt5FKL
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsTuesday's MATT: Stayin' Alive 💃🕺🏻👍🏻😀 https://t.co/3mvTrXPztg
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsRugby player Maro Itoje is following in the steps of Marcus Rashford by demanding ministers address the digital div… https://t.co/KeNuySYmal
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsTeachers will be among those prioritised for vaccines once roll out to over 50s is complete says minister… https://t.co/jZ4pvR1lSpAfter the school food debacle highlighted by @MarcusRashford rugby star @maroitoje calls out a school laptops crisi… https://t.co/d9T8bonM1y
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsLove this! A new online library for all the home schoolers out there. Fab idea from @Literacy_Trust with… https://t.co/Ij4Enu01Fs
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsMHRA approval not needed for key part of schools testing plan, government says https://t.co/uBqEMW981nLecturers warn they will strike if forced back to campus before September @ucu https://t.co/21ob0VQEmi
1/18
2021
EXCL: leaked figures reveal the covid crisis in the criminal justice system * 1 in 10 prison staff was off with co… https://t.co/cyNntxWEwK
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsSpent this week talking to some of the people who have signed up to be volunteer vaccinators, their stories and des… https://t.co/pWitvB1Plt
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsBREAKING: Nazanin could be free seven weeks from today says family. Her five year sentence ends March 7. Story… https://t.co/0UYQv03qvx
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsVital #DigitalDivide campaign by rugby's @maroitoje 💻 As a school teacher, over the years I've seen students suffe… https://t.co/hYcNx31lZW
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsLove this! A new online library for all the home schoolers out there. Fab idea from @Literacy_Trust with… https://t.co/Ij4Enu01FsAfter the school food debacle highlighted by @MarcusRashford rugby star @maroitoje calls out a school laptops crisi… https://t.co/d9T8bonM1yBREAKING: Nazanin could be free seven weeks from today says family. Her five year sentence ends March 7. Story… https://t.co/0UYQv03qvx
1/17
2021
Well, here I am baby, c’mon & cry to me! 😭🎶 #solomonburke #thevoiceuk https://t.co/0lKYaaL5Gs
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsSunday TIMES: “All arrivals to UK face hotel quarantine” #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/s5gvHyARHA
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1/16
2021
Regulator will not back mass testing in schools, saying lateral flow tests are unsafe as they give false negatives… https://t.co/e4cvsmnL7ATHE TIMES: 150,000 arrest records wipes in tech blunder #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/dkDczHaP0d
Retweeted by Sian Griffiths'You are entitled to send your kids to schools if you don't have access to online learning.' Sian Griffiths, Sunda… https://t.co/YMf0RAOZlS
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsSchools will not provide lunch parcels in the half-term holidays next month, the government said this morning, risk… https://t.co/uLLHGRVt4bConsider refunding students some of their fees says universities watchdog @officestudents @ucu @nusuk https://t.co/Z3PZcc16bYEmployers urged to help keep key worker kids out of schools by supporting their home schooling @TheScotsman https://t.co/McEJT5qvvdSchools testing strategy could ‘increase Covid in the classroom’ say experts @bmj_latest @deeksj https://t.co/9XRJhpkptS
1/14
2021
Word of the day is ‘circumlocutionist’: one who consistently speaks in a roundabout way in order to avoid addressing a question directly.
Retweeted by Sian Griffiths💙 CALLING ALL TEACHERS & HOME EDUCATING PARENTS 💙 Each Friday for the next 7 weeks we'll be delivering FREE live l… https://t.co/GTNjnap3Ua
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsTeachers marks will be basis for GCSE and A level grades and external tests may be set says @GavinWilliamson https://t.co/T5RdnX4dbBJust had a good conversation with the Prime Minister. He has assured me that he is committed to correcting the issu… https://t.co/mMiTAeu2c9
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsNEW: Home schooling? Got a laptop? Got broadband? Got online lessons? Got questions? Looking forward to answering t… https://t.co/1MqSHx8kGFTeenagers doing GCSEs & A levels to sit mini exams in schools marked by their teachers under new plans out this wee… https://t.co/834quc3nxp
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsSian Griffiths, Education Editor of the Sunday Times, will be joining us on Breakfast at 9.50 this morning answerin… https://t.co/uYO0427K27
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsOops ... this should say homeschooling Q and As at 9.50 am @timesradio ... looking forward to it! https://t.co/zB2M8PIW2zNEW: Home schooling again? Got a laptop? Got broadband? Got online lessons from school? Got questions? Looking forw… https://t.co/rW2DiC4oOa‘Unacceptable’ meal boxes condemned by @MarcusRashford - £30 meal vouchers would be better say families...… https://t.co/1UG0jdEaOQ
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsLove this story... PhD student creates AI ‘space archaeology’ tool that sweeps sites from space and has discovere… https://t.co/MFRJblBF7dAt only one in ten schools do all pupils have laptops according to survey @suttontrust @thetimes https://t.co/gyykqjNjdnEmbrace the ‘discomfort’ of Oxbridge says actor @rizwanahmed it will help you grow https://t.co/NYVasUSPBc
1/13
2021
Whoever thinks it is ok to send out bits of vegetables and fruit like this AND scraps of other food in what seems t… https://t.co/EuQbS0hTIv
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsPupil absence due to school closures almost trebled in last week of term before Christmas - showing the scale of le… https://t.co/c9nVD4b2Qa‘Unacceptable’ meal boxes condemned by @MarcusRashford - £30 meal vouchers would be better say families...… https://t.co/1UG0jdEaOQ
1/12
2021
Police vow to fine the lockdown refuseniks #tomorrowspaperstoday @hendopolis https://t.co/BdsN8sIBfT
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsScrap exams, outdoor lessons for primary pupils and schools open till 8 pm - commission to explore the future of ed… https://t.co/bUVeSYsrxgNEW Students to get four week rent discount because they are not on campus announces @Unite_Student plus extension… https://t.co/lT91NV4EzZStudents to STILL face tests for GCSE and A level under plans to be unveiled this week by exam regulator in England… https://t.co/aoE9ox1eA4
1/11
2021
Nearly half of headteachers face situation with too many key worker children wanting to attend school in lockdown.… https://t.co/zkDOmQBVGsThe cracks in our education system are widening. Is it time to imagine a better system? Letter from… https://t.co/RhrfyqiA1R
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsAround 1m poorer families are understood not to have the broadband/wifi that would enable them to learn at home in… https://t.co/2Z2yPDrUUE
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsOxford college refuses to remove statue of slave owner from library https://t.co/oweEhqIfJ3 via @MailOnlineTeenagers who were due to sit their GCSEs and A-levels this summer will now sit tests or “mini” exams in schools, t… https://t.co/lYq70nqwEv
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsAround 1m poorer families are understood not to have the broadband/wifi that would enable them to learn at home in… https://t.co/2Z2yPDrUUELoved interviewing ⁦⁦@JamesOkulaja⁩: head boy, wants to be 1st black PM, ambassador ⁦@DianaAward⁩ & singer songwrit… https://t.co/Lxz00MqnPv
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsWe need a long term plan for the future of education 👉 including replacing GCSEs with an academic & vocational bac… https://t.co/B30KHqWmf6
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsThe cracks in our education system are widening. Is it time to imagine a better system? Letter from… https://t.co/RhrfyqiA1R @EnserMark @GoodLawProject @thesundaytimes Ofqual will publish the consultation document this week. Grades expected… https://t.co/KhLdAGvDBfLoved interviewing ⁦⁦@JamesOkulaja⁩: head boy, wants to be 1st black PM, ambassador ⁦@DianaAward⁩ & singer songwrit… https://t.co/Lxz00MqnPvScrap exams, outdoor lessons for juniors and schools open till 8 pm ... ideas for the future of education from top… https://t.co/nhCbCtPjA9Teenagers doing GCSEs & A levels to sit mini exams in schools marked by their teachers under new plans out this wee… https://t.co/834quc3nxpREVEALED: Expert evidence in landmark court case that paused practice of giving powerful drugs to girls who say th… https://t.co/una8BUv9po
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1/10
2021
A global expert on autism has warned in newly released legal papers that girls who are autistic or anorexic appear… https://t.co/5VRoo7NNUn
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsREVEALED: Expert evidence in landmark court case that paused practice of giving powerful drugs to girls who say th… https://t.co/una8BUv9poWelsh lockdown is extended, Mark Drakeford confirms with schools closed until February half-term https://t.co/OoAWoejCh4 via @MailOnline @MissSequin @PenelopeFirshma @MartinRemains @BrianMcHugh2011 @cyclingkev @NEUnion @MaryBoustedNEU This is ONS data
1/9
2021
Here's your timetable for CBBC #lockdownlearning next week! A full 3 hours a day from 9am-12pm, Mon-Fri. You've g… https://t.co/w0HzCBr0g1
Retweeted by Sian Griffiths📚 Here's your timetable for @cbbc and @BBCTwo #lockdownlearning next week! Full attendance please! 😜 @bbcbitesizehttps://t.co/8JKLhAHsh7
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsNEW Latest figures show on Christmas Day 1 in every 27 secondary-age children and 1 in 40 primary children was infe… https://t.co/BCFIV92VrL
1/8
2021
Calls for Gavin Williamson's resignation as yet another U-turn on mandatory mass testing and schools overwhelmed wi… https://t.co/8mD1jRTFL7TIMES: New hope for Covid patients #TomorrowsPapersToday https://t.co/uk3kgzIlOD
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsSchools differ on who gets key worker status @thetimes https://t.co/hDjwnbzG7ATeachers could be next in line for Covid vaccines after February - the rumours analysed @TheScotsman https:/ https://t.co/TcYI8bbE39BTEC students in 'chaos' after government fails to cancel this week's exams https://t.co/fFfahHOuKg
1/7
2021
Parents should report schools to Ofsted inspectors if their online lessons are not good says @GavinWilliamsonhttps://t.co/yeLpxaTcLCFURY from headteachers @GavinWilliamson saying @Ofstednews will inspect schools online lessons. "It is therefore no… https://t.co/Bav2Lg9xFw
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsSATs will be cancelled this year following the decision to partially close schools, the education secretary… https://t.co/A9Tbaj7Xg6We need clarity on exams say parents: 84% of parents of secondary school children told @Parentkind in an October 2… https://t.co/uyfmmGPyjs
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsFURY from headteachers @GavinWilliamson saying @Ofstednews will inspect schools online lessons. "It is therefore no… https://t.co/Bav2Lg9xFwThe one million children with no computers/broadband at home will be able to go to school with keyworkers children… https://t.co/MmFqhIxgnBParents being able to report schools to Ofsted on remote learning... pitting parents against schools, and vice vers… https://t.co/hp8nfqUIvJ
Retweeted by Sian GriffithsWe need clarity on exams say parents: 84% of parents of secondary school children told @Parentkind in an October 2… https://t.co/uyfmmGPyjs
1/6
2021

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