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Newsround – the value of news in the classroom

7 July | 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

BBC’s Newsround is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2022. For half a century, Newsround has played a significant role in making news accessible to generations of children and enabling them to understand the world around them using simple, clear language.

Our panel will discuss the role of news and current affairs in children’s lives inside and outside the classroom.


7 July
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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Lewis James, Editor, Newsround, Shanequa Paris, Presenter, Newsround, Ros Atkins, Journalist, BBC News, Charlotte Weir, primary teacher and educational consultant