6 Sep '14

News Homework just got harder for parents

A teaching revolution means mums and dads will need lessons in coding and spelling to help their childrenSummer holidays are over and it's back to school, but the new term is not just for children. This year parents, too, could find themselves back in class learning how to help with homework.Primary schools across England are planning more after-school lessons for families on new ways of teaching maths and helping with phonics, grammar and spelling as a tougher, more academic curriculum is introduced. It's not just schools offering to help. O2, the communications company, has linked up with a children's charity to provide digital workshops in its stores for the new computing and coding lessons. Continue reading...

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