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AEU + Education Minister talk Tassie schools and COVID-19

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The debate continues over whether schools should remain open or not amidst the coronavirus outbreak here in Tasmania.

The State Government has implemented four pupil free days prior to the term one school holidays in the coming weeks, but as attendance rates drop, and social distancing is practiced in schools, how much learning is actually getting done?

Listen as David Genford, Hobart Teacher and Australian Education Union (AEU) spokesperson, joins Aaron Stevens to discuss the current situation, and some of the challenges our teachers are facing.

Deputy Premier and Education Minister Jeremy Rockliff also joins Aaron to discuss the current landscape education in Tasmania, introducing us to the Dracula cough.

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