Educational Inequalities and Covid-19 – Phoebe Campbell, Varsity

The closure of schools during the pandemic lockdown has had a massive impact on the educational outcomes of this generation of schoolchildren.  Those that were already disadvantaged found themselves hampered even further, not least by the digital divide that has been sharply highlighted by the demands of home-schooling.

Phoebe Campbell, a second year Classics student at Cambridge University, recently wrote about the deep-rooted inequalities in our education system in Varsity which you can read at this link: https://www.varsity.co.uk/opinion/19309

We would like to thank Phoebe and Varsity for allowing us to link to this article.

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