With talks around schools closing to stem the spread of COVID-19, Hope Education and its sister company GLS have stepped up to offer support to parents, caregivers and teachers nationwide.
Understanding the strain potential closures will bring to families across the country, Hope Education and GLS have compiled a plethora of handy resources to ensure children are supported with their learning outside the classroom during this period of unplanned disruption, with minimal fuss and upset to both children and adults alike.
Recognising the unique opportunities presented by this period of home-based learning, Hope Education has created different learning challenges for children of different ages and abilities.
From learning key new skills in the home to highlighting collaborative apps and tips to promote teaching; the education supplier will be releasing new learning tips throughout the closure period on its blog, which is located on its website hope-education.co.uk.
Some children, especially those with additional needs, may find this period of home learning away from the classroom quite unsettling.
The blog will also detail different ideas to help settle young minds who may need a little extra support during this period with strategies for keeping children motivated, advice on preparing for exams and much more.
Many schools are preparing to teach key lessons outside the classroom via e-learning sites and to help pupils ensure they’ve got their classroom essentials close to hand, Hope Education has today launched its Classroom and Home Learning Stationery kit.
The kit includes an HB pencil, small eraser, a sharpener, a 15cm ruler, a 12 pack of half-size jumbo pencils, a pen, 40g glue stick, a lapboard, a whiteboard pen, an A4 exercise book and a squared exercise book, priced at only £4.49 (ex delivery).
With next-day delivery available and free deliveries on orders over £25; learning can begin in your home within as little as 24 hours.
With price surges and empty shelves elsewhere, Hope Education has promised customers they can be confident the reliable and professional services they’re used to receiving will continue as usual; with telephone customer support and next-day deliveries running as planned.
The business will continue to sell its classroom essentials, teacher must-haves and pupils favourites at the same prices advertised pre-virus.
Chris Mahady, Managing Director at Hope Education and GLS commented: “The COVID-19 virus is presenting many teachers, parents and caregivers with challenges we’ve never seen before. During this time of uncertainty, we will continue to support teachers, parents and pupils with everything we possibly can.”
And finally, with so many different stories and conflicting pieces of advice available online, Hope Education will be sharing UK government advice on Coronavirus, as and when it becomes available, on its social media pages.
With a one-stop location to find support, advice and inspiring educational ideas; Hope Education and GLS are working side by side with teachers, parents and guardians through this experience with COVID-19.