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Education, Children and Young People Committee


COVID-19's impact on children and young people

Background

The Committee heard evidence to gain an understanding of  the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on children and young people.

The Committee heard evidence on the overall impact on children and young people, but with a focus on those who:

  • have additional support needs
  • are care experienced
  • young people who live in poverty.

The Committee heard from several organisations at Committee meetings in November and December.

17 November 2021

At this meeting, the Committee heard evidence on the impact of the pandemic on children and young people with additional support needs and care experienced young people.

The Committee received the following submissions for this evidence session.

24 November 2021

At this meeting the Committee, heard evidence on the impact of the pandemic on children and young people from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

The Committee received the following submissions for this evidence session.

1 December 2021

At this meeting, the Committee heard evidence on the  overall impact of the pandemic on children and young people.

The Committee received the following submissions for this evidence session.

20 December 2021

Joint letter from COSLA, ADES and Social Work Scotland with follow up information from the session on 1 December 2021.

Report

The Committee's report was published on 11 February 2022 and we now we want your views on our findings.

Your Priorities

The  Your Priorities consultation is now closed.

Read our report


Correspondence


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