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Covid recovery: Five things young people need right now

The highly pressurised language of ‘catch-up’ must be abandoned if we are to help our young people regain their hope and purpose post-Covid. Graham Moore offers five ideas to help rebuild pupils’ resilience, wellbeing and hope

What can be said about the past 12 months that has not already been said? How will we remember this moment in time, this period in history, or as Stephen Tierney calls it in his book Educating with Purpose, the Great Pause?

During the past 12 months, people have lost their businesses, their livelihoods, their purpose. People have lived in fear for their lives, or those of vulnerable loved ones. Hope as, at time, been hard to come by.

As the vaccination programme gives us hope for a return to normality, our society is now at a crossroads and we face some crucial decisions, not least about how we support the most vulnerable in our country and what the future workplace will look like post-Covid.

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