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VIRTUAL EVENT: The Impact of Covid-19 on Key Learning and Education (ICKLE) project

15 April 2021, 3:00 pm–4:00 pm

Workbooks and papers on classroom table. Image: Katerina Holmes via Pexels

In this webinar, Hannah Nash will present the preliminary findings from the UKRI funded ICKLE project which is investigating the impact of COVID-19 schools closures on the progress of children who were in reception in 2020 and are now in year 1.

This event is free.

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Katie Rychliski

Using a longitudinal design, the project uses data recorded by schools at three points – before the pandemic, in early Autumn 2020, and in Spring 2021 and survey data on home learning.

These data will be used to investigate the factors that have moderated and mediated pupil progress against a subset the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile goals and reading levels.

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About the Speaker

Hannah Nash

Lecturer at School of Psychology, University of Leeds

Hannah's research focuses on typical and atypical language and reading development and she is the principle investigator for the ICKLE project.