Can normality return without schools fully reopening? Eight million families across the UK have school-age children. But as long as schools are closed, many parents face difficulties in getting back to work.
There are concerns about the widening attainment gap and the psychological effects of keeping children isolated from teachers and friends. And what’s the economic price of young people missing out on education that could increase their future productivity?
So, should the school gates re-open? The IEA’s Academic and Research Director Syed Kamall, together with economist Julian Jessop and IEA Editorial and Research Fellow Len Shackleton, will explore all this and more in the DEFINITE ARTICLE – LIVE at 6pm.
JOIN IN THE DEBATE – LIVE at 6.00 pm – HERE or on YouTube.