Are Our Schools Ready for a Post-Covid World?

Posted in : Cassidy's Comments on 18 October 2021
Frank Cassidy
Former Principal & Regional Officer of ASCL
Issues covered: Coronavirus; Education Inequality

A report has recently been published by UNESCO’s International Commission on the Futures of Education, entitled “Nine ideas for public action”. It adds a much needed global view to our local struggles with the pandemic as we run the risk of just trying to recover our previous normality in schools rather than recognising that we need to be part of a world wide rethink about the priorities we set and the way we prepare young people for a post covid world.
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 The preface to the report succinctly sums up where our focus should be;

“The global health pandemic has shined a harsh light on the vulnerabilities and

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Frank Cassidy
Former Principal & Regional Officer of ASCL

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