The Impact of COVID-19 on Key Learning and Education

The ICKLE project tracks the impact of the disruption to schooling during the Covid-19 lockdown. It focuses on children’s progress in key foundation skills from reception to year 1, and analyses how factors related to school, home, and children themselves may affect this development.  

NEW: Interim reports published July 2021

Our trio of illustrated reports provide insights into schools’ learning provision, caregiver experiences of home learning, and children’s progress during the first lockdown, in spring 2020.

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