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New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged

New Alliance calls for urgent action from local authorities to ensure £220m school holiday programme works for the most disadvantaged

Press releases   •   Mar 18, 2021 10:00 GMT

Leading not-for-profit groups - including experts from Northumbria University - come together to offer invaluable practical expertise to help local authorities scale-up the Government’s £220 million Holiday Activities and Food programme.

EXPERT COMMENT: Learning loss and implications for Covid-19 and school closures

EXPERT COMMENT: Learning loss and implications for Covid-19 and school closures

Press releases   •   May 20, 2020 11:51 BST

The ongoing situation and school closures as result of Covid-19 have a number of different implications for the education sector. Dr Emily Mann and Dr Jackie Shinwell of Northumbria University’s Healthy Living Lab explored the impact of the coronavirus crisis in terms of learning loss in this blog for Schools North East.

Inquiry into why children are going hungry

Inquiry into why children are going hungry

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2017 16:04 GMT

Experts on children’s holiday hunger from the Healthy Living Research Lab at Northumbria University, Newcastle have been asked to present to a group of MPs who are leading an inquiry into the issue.