Education Endowment Foundation:Best evidence on impact of COVID-19 on pupil attainment

Best evidence on impact of COVID-19 on pupil attainment

Research examining the potential impact of school closures on the attainment gap

Evidence review of the impact of COVID-19 on pupil learning summarising existing research, bringing together findings from a broad range of robust studies to create a clearer understanding of how partial school closures have affected children nationally. 

The EEF have funded three studies looking at the impact of partial school closures on the disadvantage gap.

The EEF has produced a number of resources that respond to the challenges of remote teaching and long-term recovery. They include information on parental engagement, school planning and the National Tutoring Programme, and can be found on the COVID-19 section of our website.