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 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.
The Government has shown during the coronavirus pandemic that it can introduce radical changes in a matter of days. This survey by the Disabled Children’s Partnership of over 4,000 parents of disabled children shows the battle that many parents of disabled children face on a daily basis. Despite the best efforts of many professionals, families are being left to cope alone.
This report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) presents initial evidence on how children are spending their time during the lockdown, with a focus on home learning activities and the home learning resources available in different families.
Unesco has advised the UK to look to Europe for guidance on sending children back to school, But, as Simon Sharron reports, Europe is divided and at odds over the science.
A national Testing and Tracing Command Centre, focused on digital contact tracing, is needed to overcome the coronavirus crisis, according to this new Policy Exchange report.