How to fix education – Dr Birgitta Rabe discusses her latest research for the IFS podcast series

After a year and half of lockdowns, schools and their students face a vast array of challenges.

From mental health issues and childhood obesity to teacher shortages and exam results, the education system has been placed under incredible strain over the past year.

The IFS Zoom-In Podcast interviews Birgitta Rabe, education expert at the University of Essex and Luke Sibieta, a research fellow at IFS who studies education policy, to dig into the issues and see what we can do to fix the education system.

Listen to the podcast here

Read more about Birgitta’s research on parents and children’s wellbeing during school closures here and on the provision and engagement during school closures here


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