Recovery without Burden: A Manifesto
Whizz Education believes that every child deserves a learning experience that caters to their individual needs and pace of learning. Anyone who shares that belief will also share a profound sense of injustice that the global pandemic has wrought havoc on students’ learning, with underserved communities hit the
Our research shows that the first lockdown alone resulted in knowledge drops for 46% of students in the UK, who exhibited an average loss of eight months’ worth of previously earned knowledge during that period. While some students will have made up some ground from remote learning, few will be exempt from learning loss. Disadvantaged students, in particular, are likely to have regressed from the level they had achieved before the pandemic. As children return to school, learning losses in excess of a year is a reality we cannot ignore.