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posted on 16.06.2021, 10:37 by Louise HoltLouise Holt, Lesley Murray
The UK has been one of the most badly affected nations of the Global North by the COVID-19 outbreak in terms of illness, death rates and a severe economic downturn. Children have been impacted severely (and unequally), with UK lockdown meaning that many children were away from school and usual leisure activities for six months during the first lockdown. We revised this Viewpoint during the third lockdown when schools were closed again for an indefinite time. Despite substantial media and policy debate about the impact of COVID-19 on young people, with a focus on education, young people’s own voices tend to be obscured in these mainstream accounts. By contrast, the Children’s Commissioner for England has focused on young people’s accounts, which are discussed in this viewpoint.

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School

  • Social Sciences and Humanities

Department

  • Geography and Environment

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Children's Geographies

Publisher

Taylor & Francis

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VoR (Version of Record)

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© The Authors

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This is an Open Access Article. It is published by Taylor & Francis under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Licence (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Acceptance date

14/04/2021

Publication date

2021-05-05

Copyright date

2021

ISSN

1473-3285

eISSN

1473-3277

Language

en

Depositor

Dr Louise Holt. Deposit date: 14 May 2021

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