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Zoom ready? Or not...

If you are anything like me, your boss likes to spring a little 'surprise Zoom' on you. I'm talking: "Clare, I need to talk to you urgently about X,Y and Z."

"Of course, boss," I reply dutifully, thinking "Really??!??"

I have repeatedly asked for advanced warning for Zoom meetings, and I think this best illustrates why...

Pre-Zoom

It could be worse...just...

But then all you need is a little tlc and the boss knows no difference when it comes to conference time.

You see - I even co-ordinated my hair to his top!

Please tell me I'm not alone?

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Government launches consultation to get persistently absent children back to school

28/01/2022

All schools should have robust policies in place detailing how they will support pupils to attend as regularly as possible, the Department for Education has stated.

Plans to tackle the postcode lottery of avoidable absence in schools have been unveiled by the government and the DfE says schools should include in their policies how legal intervention including penalty notices [...]

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Amendments to Nationality and Borders Bill ‘incompatible with rights’ say MPs

27/01/2022

Plans to amend the Nationality and Borders Bill which will make a number of changes to the UK’s asylum system are inconsistent with human rights, the rights of the child and international commitment, the parliamentary human rights committee has warned.

The clauses outlined in Parts 2 and 4 of the government’s Nationality and Borders Bill [...]

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Children’s Trust to be established managing children’s social care in Bradford

26/01/2022

Children’s social care services in Bradford are to be placed in a Trust in a bid to drive rapid improvements.

The not-for-profit trust will be owned by Bradford Council but operate at arms-length under the control of a new independent Chair and Board of Directors. The move follows recommendations made to the Education Secretary by [...]

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