12 May 2022

Children need much more support after pandemic, says former children’s commissioner

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

Is it fair to abandon teacher assessment in favour of exams for students who’ve already been through so much disruption?

The Department for Education says it has recognised their situation by putting in place adaptations to “support the safe and fair delivery of exams this year”.

We’re joined by the founder of the Commission on Young Lives and the former Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield.