Watch: How to close the Covid-19 learning gap

Research suggests learning gaps will be inevitable when schools return. Mark Enser has some ideas on how that should be addressed

Mark Enser

Drive to close the gap could hit child poverty targets

Tes columnist and teacher Mark Enser explains how to identify pupils who have fallen behind in their learning during the Covid-19 pandemic, how to ascertain what those gaps are, and how to support learning to close those gaps. 

Further Reading:

  • How will the extended period out of school due to the Coronavirus pandemic have impacted pupils and what can teachers do to support them? Our cover feature from last week is in front of the paywall, so is free to read. 
  • How can we support bereaved pupils now and when schools return? Watch this expert webinar for a full guide.
  • Professor Tamsin Ford, an expert in child mental health, talks to Simon Lock about supporting child mental health during lockdown.

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Mark Enser

Mark Enser

Mark Enser is head of geography and research lead at Heathfield Community College. His new book, Powerful Geography, is out now. He tweets @EnserMark

Find me on Twitter @EnserMark

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