Lessons from Lockdown: The Educational Legacy of COVID-19
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Lessons from Lockdown explores the impact of COVID-19 on our schooling systems, on the young people and families that they serve and on all who work in – and with – our schools, and asks what the long-term ramifications of the pandemic might be for the pedagogy and purpose of formal education. Drawing on the voices of more than a hundred pupils, parents and professionals, it reveals how teachers and learners are adapting practice in areas such as curriculum modelling, parental engagement, assessment and evaluation and blended and online learning.
In this timely new book, Tony Breslin draws on his experience as a teacher, researcher, examiner, school governor and policy influencer to assess what the educational legacy of COVID-19 could be, and the potential that it offers for reframing how we ‘do’ schooling.
Whatever your place in this landscape, Lessons from Lockdown is a must-read for all concerned about the shape and purpose of schooling systems in mature economies – schooling systems and economies set on recovering from the kind of ‘system shock’ that the pandemic has delivered.
Table of Contents
- Schools during lockdown
- Parental engagement and the experience of learning at home
- Economics, education and inequalities
- Breadth, balance, the curriculum and its assessment
- Making the grade: the class of 2020
- Catching up on ‘lost’ learning
- Pupil well-being and emotional recovery
- Leadership and governance
- Inspection, research and system performance
- Recasting the learning blend: technology and pedagogy
Appendix A: Research methodology
Appendix B: Research participants
Appendix C: Recommendations