The education landscape has changed. We are more than just educators now. Schools are food banks, mental health workers, play therapists, and lifelines for families.
The aim of a school will always be progress and attainment, but how is this achieved in a world where there are so many barriers to learning? Furthermore, what can we do if some of the barriers are invisible?
It is predicted that by 2024 almost 90% of single-parent families and 50% of workers with children will fall below the poverty line (Tims & Sterling, 2022). And Covid hasn’t only cost children two years of education, but the social impact is still being unpicked.
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