Topic: Education

Three Paradoxes Revealed by The Pandemic

Three Paradoxes Revealed by The Pandemic

In reviewing the social and political aspects of the pandemic, there appear to be three major paradoxes, writes Geoff Mulgan ...
Who suffered the most during homeschooling? Parents of young kids and older children

Who suffered the most during homeschooling? Parents of young kids and older children

New research shows that teenagers and the parents of young children was hardest hit by the strain of homeschooling during ...

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Two Years On: Looking at Policy Responses Across the World

Two Years On: Looking at Policy Responses Across the World

Speakers from around the world share diverse perspectives on their experiences of how governments and communities handled the pandemic, and ...
Two Years On: What Effect Did School Closures Have on Children?

Two Years On: What Effect Did School Closures Have on Children?

Learning loss due to school closures has not been as much of a problem as first thought. However, the effect ...
As Wales rolls out a £1,600 a month UBI trial, what do we know about making basic income schemes work?

As Wales rolls out a £1,600 a month UBI trial, what do we know about making basic income schemes work?

The authors of IPPO's forthcoming review of basic income experiments tell us why widening inequality keeps policymakers coming back to ...
Education has much to learn: how the relationships between research, policy and practice need to change in light of COVID-19

Education has much to learn: how the relationships between research, policy and practice need to change in light of COVID-19

The Director of the ESRC’s forthcoming Education Research Programme offers a personal view of how education researchers in England have ...
When demand outweighs supply: the problem of safely staffing a school during the pandemic 

When demand outweighs supply: the problem of safely staffing a school during the pandemic 

The sharp rise in COVID-19 cases has left schools in Wales, as elsewhere, struggling to find enough teachers, with many ...
‘Competition for jobs is increasing’: a young person’s view of work prospects before and during COVID-19 

‘Competition for jobs is increasing’: a young person’s view of work prospects before and during COVID-19 

Lauren Aird, a member of Youth Futures Foundation’s Future Voices Group, offers her perspectives on the employment challenges facing young ...