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The impact of coronavirus on children’s education examined

29 September 2020

The Women and Equalities Committee examines the impact of coronavirus on children’s education: children from different ethnic backgrounds, exam grades, and boys and girls’ education.

Witnesses

Wednesday 30 September, virtual meeting

At 2.30pm

  • Ruth Davies National Association of Head Teachers
  • Dr Angela Donkin Chief Social Scientist, National Foundation for Educational Research
  • Anne Longfield OBE Children’s Commissioner for England
  • Dr Halima Begum Director of the Runnymede Trust

In this one-off session, the Committee will look at:

  • The range of impacts of the pandemic on the education of children from different ethnic groups
  • Impact on exam grades for children from different ethnic groups
  • Impact on boys’ and girls’ education
  • What action needs to be taken?

Further information

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