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Should we shorten the long summer break from school? Maybe not

  • Written by Rebecca English, Lecturer in Education, Queensland University of Technology
Should we shorten the long summer break from school? Maybe notHead teachers in the UK argue teachers and children benefit from school holidays as it motivates them to work harder during the term. Shutterstock

When I became a teacher in the late 1990s, my parents asked if the long summer holidays were the reason I was doing the qualification. What they didn’t ask was why schools have such long holidays.

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