Supporting primary learning during the COVID-19 outbreak | IOE Coffee Breaks

Younger children in particular require help in understanding and adjusting to the ‘new normal’ brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. They also need relatively close supervision in their learning and development - support that would usually be provided by teachers, in school.

As the uncertainties continue about when all primary schools will re-open and on what basis, how can parents/carers and teachers best support pupils’ learning progress? How can they help these children – and themselves – prepare for a new school year that may well still be disrupted by social distancing?

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