This week, most educators across England had a long-awaited breather – while for others, it was back to the grindstone already. And while half-term may have seen a halt to remote teaching and learning, over on edu-Twitter, FE leaders, lecturers and support staff were as engaged as ever.
From having a sneaky peek at a work email to see how student interviews went, to setting up a book club for staff and celebrating LGBT History Month, there was plenty of #FEChatter to enjoy.
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I know I said I wasn't going to check my email this week but..I knew there were uni of Liverpool interviews on Saturday, and one of my students who has been with me since level 2 just got a place. So happy for him. #FE— Kirsty Walker #FE (@Kirstsclass) February 18, 2021
Look who's lost work as a result of this crisis. No reduction in number of graduates working by end last year, but big falls among least well educated and youngest. Just one example of the huge impact virus and lockdown are having on inequality pic.twitter.com/zVDWiNkbxc— Paul Johnson (@PJTheEconomist) February 16, 2021
Lockdown half term desperation level: 🆘 pic.twitter.com/Ejx2IyIHsp— Ben Verinder (@BenVerinder) February 16, 2021
This @LGBTHM we want to share with you some snippets of key moments from LGBTQ+ History to commemorate those whose hard work and dedication created the world we live in today. Keep an eye out to learn more.🌈👀 #LGBTHM2021 #LewishamCollege pic.twitter.com/QARGY4dQsZ— Lewisham College (@LewishamCollege) February 18, 2021
To foster our sense of inclusion and togetherness, London South East Colleges has launched an online Book Club for staff.#LSECBookClub will meet every Wednesday. For staff wishing to join please register by emailing Reverend Claudette Douglas.#LSECfamily #community #wellbeing pic.twitter.com/RIESkZ4Kds— London SE Colleges (@LSEColleges) February 18, 2021
Teach GCSE #Maths resits in FE?— Geoff Wake 🇪🇺 Forever European 🇪🇺 (@geoffwake1) February 16, 2021
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Staff at NESCol have been taking part in the @whocaresscot Care Day Selfie Challenge. You can show your support for Care Day by writing #CareDay21 and the city you are from on the palm of your hand, taking a selfie, and sharing it on social media using the hashtag #CareDay21. pic.twitter.com/dAS9Al2lRR— NE Scotland College (@NESCollege) February 19, 2021