De gevolgen van de COVID-19-crisis voor de cognitieve leergroei van basisschoolleerlingen gedurende de eerste lockdown

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The COVID-19 pandemic forced many countries to close schools abruptly in spring of 2020. These school closures and the subsequent period of distance learning has led to concerns about increasing inequality in education, as children from lower-educated and poorer families have less access to (additional) resources at home. This study analyzes differences in learning losses in primary education in the Netherlands for reading, spelling and math, using rich data on standardized test scores and register data on student and parental background for almost 300 000 unique students. The results show large inequalities in the learning loss based on parental education, parental income and migration background, on top of already existing inequalities. The results call for a national focus on interventions specifically targeting vulnerable students.
Original languageDutch
Publication statusPublished - 27 May 2021
EventCBS microdata gebruikersmiddag - Online
Duration: 27 May 202127 May 2021 (Het thema van de bijeenkomst, op donderdag 27 mei 2021 was ‘Aandachtsgebieden COVID-19 in beeld’. Interne en externe sprekers schetsten een beeld van de inhoud van de bestanden, hoe de resultaten gebruikt kunnen worden en wat er nog te wensen overblijft.)


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