The suggestion online learning means lower quality teaching from lecturers like me just isn’t true

Coronavirus has gone to university. Like thousands of undergraduates, it has moved into the halls of residence and is now hanging around lecture theatres and uni bars, worrying parents.

This was inevitable but it was not unavoidable. I have been a university lecturer for over 10 years and the one constant in all that time has been the dreaded ‘Freshers’ Flu’ that is unleashed every September when students from all over the country are thrown together and encouraged to enjoy themselves.

By October, students and staff are dropping like flies as every strain of the sniffles swirls about campus in a bacterial ballet of infection. Throw Covid-19 into the mix and you don’t need to have a degree in virology to see the risks involved. But the Government said “Press on.” “It’ll be fine.” “Over the top, lads!” “Don’t forget your masks.”

So

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ADGS Advisory, Inc. Announces New Share Structure in Acquisition of Quality Online Education Group Inc.

TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / October 7, 2020 / ADGS Advisory, Inc (OTC PINK:ADGS) is pleased to announce the amendment of its Articles of Incorporation in relation to its recent Merger Agreement with Quality Online Education Group Inc. (QOEG), a leading e-Learning company that specializes in providing real-time online English lessons to students in China and Southeast Asia.

ADGS has increased the number of authorized common shares to 5.02 billion, up to 3 billion of which will be reserved in order to enact the Merger Agreement, after passing the necessary resolutions of the Board of Directors and a two-thirds approval of its shareholders. The remainder of the increase will be reserved to fund potential new product line development, market expansion, and any further mergers and acquisitions as such opportunities arise. At the same time, an exchangeable shares structure will be used to finalize the current acquisition of QOEG.

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Education post candidates stress need to assure quality instruction to all students :: WRAL.com

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is Mary Ann Wolf’s “Final Word” from the Oct. 3, 2020 broadcast of Education Matters -“A discussion with the N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction candidates.” Wolf is president and executive director of the Public School Forum of North Carolina.


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Teachers concerned about their health, quality of education as they deal with challenges of COVID-19 pandemic

Teacher Rachel Collishow is seen in Ottawa, on Oct. 1, 2020.

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Kelly Main says she has never felt as exhausted and stressed during her 27 years of teaching high school as she has since returning to the classroom this fall during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As someone who teaches Grades 10 and 12 in Waterloo, Ont., she is facing the challenge of delivering material to students in class and online at the same time.

Waterloo Region School Board, like many others across the country, has adopted a hybrid system to have a smaller number of students in class at one time in a bid to avoid COVID-19 outbreaks.

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“We’re expected to deliver the material every day to both cohorts,” she said of the 15 students she has in class with her and the other 15 who are studying remotely from home. The two

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Teachers worried about their health, quality of education amid COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — Kelly Main says she has never felt as exhausted and stressed during her 27 years of teaching high school as she has since returning to the classroom this fall during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As someone who teaches Grades 10 and 12 in Waterloo, Ont., she is facing the challenge of delivering material to students in class and online at the same time.

Waterloo Region School Board, like many others across the country, has adopted a hybrid system to have a smaller number of students in class at one time in a bid to avoid COVID-19 outbreaks.

“We’re expected to deliver the material every day to both cohorts,” she said of the 15 students she has in class with her and the other 15 who are studying remotely from home. The two groups switch places every five days.

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“You’re never going to be on the

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NEP focuses on quality education, good values for every child: Haryana Min

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], September 27 (ANI): Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal on Saturday said the recently announced New Education Policy (NEP) emphasises that no child of the country should be deprived of education whether the child is homeless or lives in a slum area or living in the city or in the village or metros.
“Fundamental changes have been made in the Policy to ensure that every child receives quality education starting from pre-school to higher education level easily. NEP emphasises that no child of the country should be deprived of education whether the child is homeless or lives in a slum area or living in the city or in the village or metros,” Pal said in a statement.
The Minister said it was for the first time that suggestions for the new NEP were taken from the representatives of the Panchayati Raj, Urban Local Bodies and the representatives of

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Vision Help Foundation Improves Public Health by Rebuilding Homes in Rural Haiti to Save Lives, Reduce Disease, and Improve Quality of Life

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ST. LOUIS & LAVAUD, Haiti – September 20, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

St. Louis-based Vision Help Foundation is assisting to improve housing in Lavaud, a small rural community in Haiti. Substandard housing, often with leaky roofs and dirt floors, can cause deadly accidents, frequent illness, and miserable daily experiences.

VHF recently rebuilt and modernized a home occupied by a widow with 11 children. Their roof leaked so bad she was forced to gather all the children in the only dry corner of their home. It was difficult to sleep during the rainy season. There was constant fear the roof would collapse. And children often came down with serious illnesses like pneumonia and parasitic infestations.

The house is fixed and the mother now spends her limited funds on clothing and sheets

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Vision Help Foundation Improves Public Health by Rebuilding Homes in Rural Haiti to Save Lives, Reduce Disease, and Improve Quality of Life – Press Release


ST. LOUIS – September 20, 2020 – (Newswire.com)

​Lavaud, Haiti – St. Louis based Vision Help Foundation is assisting to improve housing in this small rural community in Haiti. Substandard housing, often with leaky roofs and dirt floors can cause deadly accidents, frequent illness, and miserable daily experiences.

VHF recently rebuilt and modernized a home occupied by a widow with 11 children. Their roof leaked so bad she was forced to gather all the children in the only dry corner of their home. It was difficult to sleep during the rainy season. There was constant fear the roof would collapse. And children often came down with serious illnesses like pneumonia, and parasitic infestations.

The house is fixed, and the mother now spends her limited funds on clothing and sheets for her children.

“This type of substandard housing is common in rural Haiti and impoverished areas in many parts of the

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