Especially those with a lack of social support and from ethnic minorities. This has meant that average grades have decreased.
What can we do about this?
Well, most of us have not lived
through a pandemic, and there is so much we don't know about the impact on student’s
We believe that teachers can only do so much, and support is needed to help the students fill the gaps created by the pandemic.
Many different strategies have been put into place, including extended learning times, summer schools, and tutoring.
We have yet to fully determine the impact of these and the challenges that students and teachers will face, but we hope that research and high-quality programs will help the students see a way forward.