Social mobility and COVID-19: implications of the COVID-19 crisis for educational inequality

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Author: Montacute, Rebecca


The impacts of the [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 pandemic are far reaching and are likely to impact on practically every area of government policy for a long time to come. This briefing covers the Sutton Trust's immediate concerns, looking at how the ongoing crisis is likely to impact the most disadvantaged young people through their time in education and into the workplace. It includes immediate areas of concern which will need quick action from policymakers, as well as areas which will need further research in the coming weeks and months. In the longer term, the economic impact...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Disadvantaged; Equity; Teaching and learning; Apprenticeship; Higher education

Keywords: Social mobility; Access to education and training; Online learning; Schooling; University; Socioeconomic background; Equal opportunity; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Sutton Trust, 2020

Physical description: 13 p.

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Also called: Social mobility and Coronavirus Disease 2019: implications of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 crisis for educational inequality

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 140.246

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