The thing that seems most apparent to me from the latest rise in covid cases, is that whatever the powers that be did to explain why we needed to be locked down in March was totally ineffective. Although Cummings gets the blame for the feckless behaviour of those who ignore safe practices during the pandemic, from his irresposible jollies to Cumbria and Barnard Castle, it seems to me that we'd have far less of a problem with this "second wave" if the messages given by the government hadn't been so appallingly confusing. Frankly, the government, despite having the benefit of current and ex-ministers of education in the cabinet in its ranks, didn't educate the public properly about the risks the virus poses. Back in my day, hardly anyone had a degree, but these days, they are two a penny, so we obviously have to conclude that teaching is far more effective these days than it previously was. So my question to you as educators, is what do you think the government did wrong with their coronavirus education strategy? Was it a problem that they didn't have Powerpoint presentations in their daily briefings or interactive whiteboards on hand? Should the government have set homework for the nation that they marked with different coloured pens? Was there a long-forgotten education strategy such as De Bono's "Six Thinking Hats" they might have used that would have made the difference? Would the equivalent of a learning walk during the briefings have helped? You're the specialists in education, so what would you advise the government to do this time round?