European Parliament report supports greater resilience for education systems

A new research report commissioned by the European Parliament’s Culture committee has investigated the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on programmes for education and young people in Europe. Among the points highlighted in the report is the challenge that the sudden switch to digital learning posed for teachers and students.

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Titled, ‘Education and youth in post-COVID-19 Europe – crisis effects and policy recommendations’, the report features a number of recommendations aimed at addressing these challenges to make a more resilient education system, including supporting national and European initiatives to tackle the lack of skills and tools for online learning, improving the quality of education, and better supporting students and young people.

The full report can be downloaded from the website of the European Parliament.

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