23 Feb 2022

Education fears entering 3rd year of Covid restrictions

From First Up, 5:37 am on 23 February 2022

High Schools around New Zealand are preparing for more interupted learning in 2022 as Omicron cases climb. Yesterday the Ministry of Heath reported 2846 Positive Covid-19 cases, a record high. It's already found its way into multiple schools around the country, with many students and teachers forced to once again stay at home. And as Ella Stewart reports, there are real concerns about what a third consecutive year of Covid restrictions will mean for students' education and wellbeing.