Concern over young children’s development after lockdowns

Joe Lepper
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The proportion of reception-aged children developing as expected academically, emotionally and in their communication has dropped markedly following Covid-19 lockdowns, new research shows.

Children are more likely to struggle in larger groups compared with pre-pandemic, researchers say. Picture: Adobe Stock
Children are more likely to struggle in larger groups compared with pre-pandemic, researchers say. Picture: Adobe Stock

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