The Working Group on Research is working on creating a compendium of research studies relating to school education during the pandemic. You can find it here.
The 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has had a devastating impact on livelihoods. While significant attention has rightly focused on the dangers of infection and the economic consequences of the pandemic due to job losses, etc., scholars have begun to highlight the nontrivial mental health effects of the pandemic.
This brief examines the education crisis that has affected close to 250 million children in India due to school closures implemented as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Compensating for Academic Loss: Online Learning and Student Performance during the COVID-19 Pandemic
This paper estimates the effects of online learning on student performance, using administrative data on ninth graders from three middle schools located in the same county within Baise City of China which enforced different educational practices from mid-February to early April of 2020
This study examines how classroom assessment, teaching and learning, and measurement and interpretation of student growth have been affected by the sudden switch of schools to online instruction.
Simulating the Potential Impacts of COVID-19 School Closures on Schooling and Learning Outcomes: A Set of Global Estimates
This paper presents simulations of the potential effect of COVID-19-related school closures on schooling and learning outcomes. It considers four scenarios—varying in both the duration of school closures and the effectiveness of any mitigation strategies being deployed by governments.
This article looks at the potential impact of COVID‐19 on student learning as schools abruptly morphed into virtual learning environments using data from several instructional, practice, and assessment solutions offered by Renaissance.
This paper presents the first results from a project that is producing a detailed assessment of COVID-19’s impact on education and economic inequalities and offering an assessment for the longer term consequences for social mobility in the UK.
Starting from the assumption that every additional year of schooling translates to 8 percent in future earnings, this paper estimates and confirms the loss in marginal future earnings on the basis of a four-month shutdown. It also estimates the losses by level of education.