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Understanding Society Working Paper Series 2020-12

Briefing note COVID-19 survey: home schooling

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Publication date

09 Jun 2020

Abstract

The Understanding Society COVID-19 study is a regular survey on the experience and reactions of the UK population to the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey is an integral part of Understanding Society and researchers can link the data from the COVID-19 survey to answers respondents have given in previous (and future) waves of the annual Understanding Society survey. The survey is funded by the ESRC and the Health Foundation. This briefing note covers the questions on home schooling in Wave 1 of the survey. The questions cover the type and amount of work provided to students by schools during the school closures, children's resources at home, including computers, free and paid-for learning materials, and the time taken by children doing and by parents actively helping with schoolwork.  

Subjects

Information And Communication Technologies, Time Use, Young People, Education, Child Development, Households, Household Economics, Health, and Covid 19

Notes

Is referenced by: DELVE Initiative (2020) ‘Balancing the risks of pupils returning to schools’. London: Royal Society. DELVE Initiative.

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