#040 – Carly Waterman, Leora Cruddas and Eleanor Bernardes: Carrying on through Coronavirus

13th April 2020

In this episode, CfEY Associate Alix Robertson interviews Carly Waterman, Headteacher of Lodge Park Academy; Leora Cruddas, Chief Executive of the Confederation of School Trusts; and Eleanor Bernardes, Head of Development and Opportunities at Aspire AP about the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the education system.

In this episode of the Centre for Education and Youth podcast, Alix, Carly, Leora and Eleanor discuss:

  1. Concerns about vulnerable young people and their families
  2. How partnerships or collaborations could help
  3. How schools might approach ‘repurposing of staff’, to balance the need to keep teaching but also provide regular pastoral support
  4. The risks of a widening educational attainment gap
  5. How to build resilience and prepare for recovery
  6. Social documenting to record what we are going through

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Music credits:

‘Follow Your Dreams’ by Scott Holmes from http://freemusicarchive.org

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Watch the CfEY and Ambition Institute roundtable on ‘How to best support vulnerable young people during the Covid-19 outbreak’.