Unpacking the real impact of Covid-19 on our pupils, teachers and schools

Thank you to everyone who attended this FFT Datalab conference on 24 March 2022.

You can access all the conference videos, slides and materials below.

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About the conference

Over the last two years, Covid-19 has had a significant impact on our pupils, teachers and schools. Using the latest research data alongside real-world experiences, this half-day virtual conference examined the wide-ranging effects of the pandemic so far as well as its potential future impact on children and young people.

Access all the materials from the conference below

Any questions? Please contact: fftconf22@fft.org.uk

Conference materials

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Jason Bradbury

Keynote · Education in 2021/22: The national picture from Ofsted's perspective

Jason Bradbury, Ofsted
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Katie BeynonNatasha Plaister

The story of the pandemic through data. What can we learn?

Katie Beynon & Natasha Plaister, FFT Education Datalab
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Hans H. Sievertsen

Measuring the impact of Covid-19 on pupils and schools around the world. How does the UK compare?

Dr Hans H. Sievertsen, University of Bristol
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Davina Wakelin

Strategies for managing primary school attendance during the pandemic — What can we learn?

Davina Wakelin, Cavendish School, Eastbourne
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John Jerrim

The mental health and wellbeing of teachers and pupils. What does the evidence show?

Professor John Jerrim, Institute of Education
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David Kilby

Strategies for managing secondary school attendance during the pandemic — What can we learn?

Dave Kilby, Cavendish School, Eastbourne
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Becky Allen

Understanding the impact of 'live instruction' at home. What do the shared experiences of teachers and parents tell us?

Professor Becky Allen, Teacher Tapp
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Andrew Daly

Supporting schools during the pandemic — what can we learn? A Trust perspective.

Andrew Daly, CMAT (Trust)
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Sean Green

Monitoring, tracking and comparing attendance data. How to get the most out of FFT Attendance Tracker.

Sean Green, FFT
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Supporting schools during the pandemic — what can we learn? An LA perspective.

Dave Hollomby, Wirral LA
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Discussion and further viewing

Panel discussion about the impact of Covid-19, what we've learned, and some suggestions on where to go next.

Paul Charman, Jason Bradbury, Natasha Plaister, John Jerrim, Becky Allen and Davina Wakelin
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