When UK schools closed their doors amid the coronavirus crisis a couple of weeks ago, a second – and for some, horrifying – epidemic started to spread: that of home schooling.
Children returned home laden with homework packs or, in some cases, full online timetables and parents made uneasy transitions into teachers of maths, English and science.
Feelings of incompetence machine-gunned kitchen tables – ricocheting into darkly comic social media posts.
Messages like, “if you see my children picking weeds and crying in the garden, they’re on a field trip”, received thousands of likes.
Some, lucky enough to be able to work from home, set about scheduling their jobs around the demands of their children’s education. But as we reach the Easter holidays, many will be wondering: how long can I keep this up?
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