Need an expert? COVID-19 and the impact on children's learning and social development

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

A table with pencils, letters, play dough and other activities for kids

Members of the media may directly contact the following experts:

Nathalie Bélanger (French only)
Holder of the Research Chair Éducation et Francophonie
Full Professor, Faculty of Education

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, children across the country have been removed from their school environment. How do we explain the current situation to our children?

Nathalie Bélanger can discuss the importance of giving them a voice, to hear what they have to say on the subject, and to address issues related to the pandemic from a possible learning perspective. She can also address the reorganization of school systems and family space, as well as the risks for more vulnerable children.

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