Only 14% of Australian children get the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity per day and they spend 70% of the school day sitting.
It is estimated around half the world’s students’ schools remain shut down. All told, this has been a potentially damaging disruption to the education of a generation.
Not all chaplains are religious, and Australia’s chaplaincy program actually prohibits preaching or religious practice.
School libraries and staffing are under threat and undervalued. These resources are easy to take for granted, and often lose out in budget cuts.
One approach to figure out what to expect is to look at the experiences of different countries after they closed schools due to previous pandemics, war or industrial action.
Whether to hold a child back from starting school when they are first eligible is a question faced by many parents in Australia each year.
The Victorian government revealed daily temperature checks would be introduced for all students attending school face-to-face in term 3.
Unschoolers learn through living and are in charge of their own education.