Learning at home during COVID-19: effects on vulnerable young Australians: independent rapid response report


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The outbreak of coronavirus disease [2019] (COVID-19) has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) and the virus has now spread to each State and Territory in Australia. To help contain the spread of COVID-19 a significant number of public, Catholic and independent schools have implemented home-based, online and offline learning. It is already clear that nationally, children and young people are experiencing learning losses. This means that there will not be the expected cognitive gains for these students over the period of learning at home. These losses...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Secondary education; Disadvantaged; Youth; Vocational education and training; Technology

Keywords: Secondary school; Learning process; Learning experience; Teaching conditions; Online learning; VET for secondary students; VET in schools; Socially disadvantaged; Educationally disadvantaged

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Hobart, Tasmania: Peter Underwood Centre for Educational Attainment, University of Tasmania, 2020

Physical description: 77 p.

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Also called: Learning at home during Coronavirus Disease 2019: effects on vulnerable young Australians: independent rapid response report

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 141.830

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