Pandemic hit early education of disadvantaged children hardest, research finds

Fiona Simpson
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

“Considerably more” children from ethnic minority and disadvantaged backgrounds have missed out on formal early learning during the Covid-19 pandemic compared with their peers, new research has found.

Children from minority ethnic backgrounds or areas of high disadvantaged are most likely to have missed out on early education, researchers say. Picture: Adobe Stock
Children from minority ethnic backgrounds or areas of high disadvantaged are most likely to have missed out on early education, researchers say. Picture: Adobe Stock

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