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Lockdown Promotes Life Skills

Community Partnership Team Community Partnership Team  •  2020-04-23  •    3 comments  • 

Coronavirus lockdown has resulted in the closure of all schools and educational establishments. As a result, children and young people have had the opportunity to gain more life skills than they would have gained by continuing to learn in a formal education setting. 

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  • Jodi2004
    Jodi2004  • 2020-04-23 13:36:11

    Respectfully disagree. Lockdown is a time in which many young people are struggling to cope with, so learning a new skill is not young peoples main priority. You could argue that right now, learning new skills would be a great way to get your mind of off the current circumstances, but I would argue that a lot of people can’t necessarily afford to do so, as with limited income in most households and inflated prices, it is not financially feasible.

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      • CWinters
        CWinters  • 2020-04-23 14:05:30

        Further to this point, due to lockdown, it can be very difficult to engage with tutors for certain skills, i.e. musical tutors as they are unable to hold any in person lessons during this time.

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