Real fast research

Before Easter the feds commissioned papers on the education impact of COVID-19-required remote learning on disadvantaged kids. And lo, it is done. That’s this Easter at the beginning of the month.

The rapid-fire research is by;

Natalie Brown and colleagues, (U Tas): Learning at home during COVID-19: effects on vulnerable young Australians

Geoff Masters, Australian Council for Educational Research: Impact on outcomes

Janet Clinton (Uni Melbourne): Supporting vulnerable children in the pandemic

Stephen Lamb (Victoria U): Outcomes for disadvantaged children

Sarah O’Shea (National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education): Impact of learning from home