Remote Learning Has Set Children up for Life Beyond School
70% of parents and teachers believe digital skills gained during the pandemic will aid children in their future, with over half of teachers wanting to see online interaction combined with traditional teaching in the school curriculum.
The Role of Audiobooks to Engage Reluctant Readers and Under-Represented Children and Young People
This survey of 42,502 children and young people aged 8 to 18 showed almost half (48.7%) of children and young people listened to podcasts and audiobooks in the last year.
Learning About Place: Understanding Lifelong Learning and Social Mobility in COVID Britain
This report highlights the need for a more flexible lifelong learning strategy, more localised careers support and an expansion of higher education if the government’s levelling up agenda is to be effective.
The Cost of High-Quality Professional Development for Teachers in England
A policy of providing teachers with an entitlement to 35 hours of high-quality continuing professional development (CPD) a year has been shown to bring significant returns in the way of pupil attainment and earnings, and may tackle retention problems in the teaching profession.
SEND: Old Issues, New Issues, Next Steps
Longstanding problems in the system of care for children and young people with SEND have been made even worse by the Covid 19 pandemic.
Impact of School Closures and Subsequent Support Strategies on Attainment at KS1
This study confirms that Year 1 children have fallen behind due to Covid-19 related disruption and there is a large disadvantage gap.
Not Making the Grade: Why Our Approach to Mental Health at Secondary School Is Failing Young People
96 per cent of young people surveyed across England, reported that their mental health had affected their schoolwork at some point.