Barry and Matthew Carpenter argue, in their discussion of a Recovery Curriculum that, as well as the possibility of bereavement, the lockdown will have inflicted five specific losses on young people:
Routine, structure, friendship, opportunity and freedom.
These are well worth reflecting on as we regroup and seek to recover and rebuild. I think lost learning is important – and the fact that some will have lost more than others is cause for alarm. But learning ideally needs firm foundations.
The full crisis collection.