Learning during the lockdown: real-time data on children's experiences during home learning

Document type
Briefing
Author(s)
Andrew, Alison; Cattan, Sarah; Costa Dias, Monica
Publisher
Institute for Fiscal Studies
Date of publication
18 May 2020
Series
IFS Briefing Note; BN288
Subject(s)
Children and Young People, Education and Skills
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This briefing 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. This evidence is based on a new survey, specially designed by researchers at IFS and the Institute of Education (IoE). The survey was completed online by over 4,000 parents of children aged 4–15 between Wednesday 29 April and Tuesday 12 May 2020.

 

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