The impact of COVID-19 on education: a summary of evidence on the early impacts of lockdown


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This report digests some of the research and perspectives so far about the impact of [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 on education and the youth labour market. A huge amount has happened in a very short space of time as the education system has responded to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In the further education sector, the diversity of provision posed a particular challenge. Like colleagues in schools, colleges moved provision and assessment online wherever possible, but that presented particular challenges in the case of vocational and technical education. With the wider...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Participation; Vocational education and training; Higher education; Apprenticeship; Labour market; Equity; Outcomes

Keywords: Access to education and training; Online learning; Schooling; Unemployment; Entry into working life; Economic conditions; Economic impact

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Edge Foundation, 2020

Physical description: 55 p.

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Also called: The impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 on education: a summary of evidence on the early impacts of lockdown

Statement of responsibility: Collated and edited by Dana Dabbous, Ann de Caires, Katherine Emms, Andrea Laczik, Olly Newton

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 141.1007

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