Britain’s Covid-era university students may suffer ‘impostor syndrome’ | Students

New students are more likely to suffer “impostor syndrome” because they have won their place at university on the back of teacher-assessed A-level grades and not exams, a new study has warned.Undergraduates arriving on campuses this week may “feel like a fraud” as they have not had the chance to “earn” their grades in public … Read more

Three new Covid cases in Waikato – including two Mangatangi School students

Three new Covid cases in Waikato - including two Mangatangi School students

New ZealandUpdated19 Sep, 2021 09:30 AM3 minutes to readThere were 24 new cases of COVID-19 in the community on September 19th.Three members of a Waikato household linked to a remand prisoner with Covid-19 have also tested positive for the virus.One is a child who was symptomatic while at school on Thursday.The three new cases bring … Read more

Queensland records two locally acquired COVID-19 cases in Brisbane students linked to Sunnybank cluster

Queensland records two locally acquired COVID-19 cases in Brisbane students linked to Sunnybank cluster

Two Brisbane school students have tested positive to COVID-19 but Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says authorities are a “lot more comfortable” about the state’s most recent outbreak.Key points:The cases from the Sunnybank cluster have been in home quarantine38 per cent of eligible Queenslanders are now fully vaccinatedThe vaccination program has opened for 12- to 15-year-oldsMs Palaszczuk said the local … Read more

Awaiting a ‘tsunami of Covid’: UK lecturers fear students’ return | Higher education

Dr Stephanie Coen, assistant professor in health geography at Nottingham University, is eager to get back to teaching in person. But she fears that with students not required to wear masks when classes start in a few weeks, squeezing them like “sardines” into her tiny room for seminars will be unsafe.“Some of our Covid safety … Read more

Los Angeles Unified School District set to vote on mandating Covid-19 vaccines for eligible students

Los Angeles Unified School District set to vote on mandating Covid-19 vaccines for eligible students

“We imagine by second semester, our middle school and high school campuses will be absolutely even safer than they are today,” LAUSD school board member Tanya Ortiz Franklin told CNN’s John Berman on Thursday morning. According to a report included with an online copy of Thursday’s agenda, all students who are 12 or older and … Read more