Teacher survey: Learning loss is global and significant

McKinsey have recently carried out a survey to try and assess how the remote learning experience has been in eight countries. While for many parents and students alike this has been the norm for nearly a year, though with an end in sight for most countries, however, when teachers were asked to rate the experience…

Time to make amends to a lost generation

With nearly a whole year´s education lost in many parts of the world there needs to be much more done than just reopening the schools. There are multiple options, ranging from throwing money at the issue, to lengthening the school day, cutting holidays and recruiting retired teachers to give catch up classes, and more. Much…

Summer School Is a Hot Idea Right Now. Could It Work?

There have been numerous proposals the world-over for ways to try and recuperate some of the lost time over the past year due to schools being closed. The Biden administration in the US has come up with a logical plan and are prepared to put billions of dollars into this scheme. According to the NYTimes…