Are our children ruined by COVID?

News media here and abroad have reported – or fretted by way of speculation – that our children, who have spent months remote-learning, have been falling so woefully behind, it’s going to affect them for the rest of their lives. It’s a disaster. Is that true? This episode we’re asking three experts to put the COVID impact on families and on learning into some perspective. We ask: to what extent do parents, teachers and children need to manage their expectations of one another and of themselves? With the end of the school year looming, this is a timely investigation.

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