Articles from The Sutton Trust

Almost half of students say pandemic has negatively impacted their chances of getting a job

NEW @SUTTONTRUST RESEARCH EXAMINES THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON ACCESS TO THE WORKPLACE   Students and employers are worried about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the job market, according to the latest Covid-19 impact brief from the Sutton Trust.

Oak National Academy reaches 20 million lessons and 344 years of video in first term

@OakNational Academy has today (23 Jul) published data and research from its first term, sharing how the online classroom has been used during the pandemic, and to help improve the resource ahead of the new academic year. Since launching on 20th April, Oak has delivered 20 million lessons reaching 4.7 million users, with 344 years’ worth of video lessons watched and 71 million quiz questions answered. 

A third of nurseries in the most disadvantaged areas may be forced to close permanently

@SuttonTrust call for government to provide an £88m package of support for early years sector to minimise the potential impact of crisis on young children’s development, comparable to the support announced for schools.

£100,000 FUND TO MAKE SURE DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS CAN ACCESS ONLINE LEARNING

Global electronic liquidity provider @xtxmarkets is partnering with the @suttontrust to provide 200 Sutton Trust students with laptops and internet-enabled dongles so that they can access the new digital platform, Sutton Trust Online. Sutton Trust Online has been developed to support year 12 students (16- and 17-year olds) across the UK in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. 

SCHOOL CLOSURES COULD UNDO RECENT PROGRESS ON CLOSING THE ATTAINMENT GAP

@EducEndowFoundn (EEF) has joined forces with the @SuttonTrust, @ImpetusPEF and @Nesta_UK to launch a new online tuition pilot to support disadvantaged pupils as schools begin to open for more pupils. 

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