COVID-19 and its impact on schooling, teaching and student wellbeing webinar recording

COVID-19 caused unprecedented disruptions to education around the world. At its height, the pandemic affected over 90% of enrolled learners.

On 28 May 2020, the Stretton Institute brought together an expert panel comprising of Professor Faye McCallum (Head, School of Education) as facilitator, Professor Lindsay Oades (Director, Centre for Positive Psychology at The University of Melbourne), Associate Professor Matthew White (Deputy Head, School of Education) and Professor Lea Waters AM (Inaugural Gerry Higgins Chair in Positive Psychology at The University of Melbourne) to discuss COVID-19's impact on schooling, teaching and wellbeing.  

The panel addressed a wide range of issues including the impact of COVID-19 on educational outcomes and student wellbeing, teachers’ professional practice, teacher wellbeing and the teaching profession more broadly. This webinar also addressed the impact on families, school culture and policy.

A recording of the webinar now available for viewing.

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