Almost all teachers have reported that their pupils will need additional support to ‘catch up’ with lost learning during lockdown
Over half of teachers estimate that the learning gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers has widened.
This study by the Nuffield Foundation explored how education provision over this time has changed for children and young people with SEND who attend special schools.
Education outcomes for looked after children have improved over the last 6 years. However, there are still large gaps compared with all pupils.
Video games can encourage young people’s creativity through writing, and playing video games can support young people’s literacy, creativity and empathy.
This report by researchers at King’s Business School explores the impact of apprenticeships on recruitment and retention in the public sector.
This report is a follow up to the 2018 report Online Safety: A Pupil’s Perspective, surveyed 2000+ parents about their approach, and perception of, online safety in the home.
Schools and colleges re-open for all students as normal in September. The Department for Education (DfE) argues that most staff will be able to attend school where necessary protective measures set out in its guidance, particularly cleaning, hygiene and social distancing arrangements, are applied.
At a time of growing concern about the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on the most disadvantaged children, analysis of government education spending plans shows extra funding will be “skewed” in favour of pupils from wealthy backgrounds.
Boys who resisted traditional ideas about masculinity did well in their exams, while those who had an emotionally ‘hard’ image performed poorest.
The COVID-19 outbreak has led to an unprecedented level of partial school closures in the UK and the world more widely. Even though some countries are gradually reopening schools to more students, they continue to be closed to at least part of the student population in 116 countries, affecting over 60 per cent of the global student population.
Britain’s universities are world-leading. Yet there is growing concern that academic freedom in these institutions is being undermined in a way that departs from the liberal traditions and democratic norms of British society.
Lost school time will hurt economy for 65 years, according to this report by the Royal Society which highlights the potential impact on the 13 year groups of students who have been affected by the lockdown.
This research found that for stereotypically male jobs, both sexes spontaneously masculinised their voices, by lowering pitch and resonance, and they also feminised their voices for stereotypically female occupations, by raising their pitch and resonance.
A majority of British children struggled to continue learning at home during the lockdown in Great Britain between April to June 2020
Children from the most advantaged families, with access to digital devices and with parents working from home, spent longer on school work during lockdown than their peers in less advantaged households.
This NFER report provides a unique snapshot of home learning activities at a specific point in time – after the first month of home schooling.
This analysis by the Children’s Commissioner for England reveals that thousands of teenagers in England are falling through the gaps in the school and care systems.