Month: July 2020

Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland – annual report out now

The Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland (CNS) annual report, which provides an update and overview of the organisation’s work programme as well as what is to come in the next year, is out now. The report was written during the COVID-19 pandemic and, as was the case with many others, the work of the CNS team changed …

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International perspectives on re-opening schools

By Dr Jo Neary Introduction  By 18 March 2020, 107 countries implemented national school closures in response to the corona virus pandemic. Much of the knowledge regarding the utility of school closure in pandemics comes from previous modelling of influenza pandemics. A rapid review of evidence1  described two such pieces of evidence: the UK Department of Health’s commissioned …

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