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    Lessons Learned: The experiences of teachers in Ireland during the 2020 pandemic.

    Dempsey, Majella and Burke, Jolanta (2021) Lessons Learned: The experiences of teachers in Ireland during the 2020 pandemic. Project Report. Maynooth University.

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    Lots of research has been published about the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on education. However, little is known about the challenges that teachers in Ireland faced during the first lockdown and after the schools reopened, which is what the current report aimed to address. A total of 404 teachers from primary and post-primary schools in Ireland were surveyed six months after the first national lockdown. The results indicated that teachers have had different challenges at various stage of working during the pandemic. Also, despite experiencing more stress and lower levels of wellbeing, 4 out of 5 teachers experienced a positive transformation, which may last post-Covid. The report provides details of the findings, as well as implications for educational practice in Ireland.

    Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
    Additional Information: Cite as: Dempsey, M. & Burke, J. (2021). Lessons Learned: The experience of teachers in Ireland during the 2020 pandemic. Maynooth: Maynooth University.
    Keywords: Covid-19 pandemic; education; teachers; Ireland; lockdown; school reopening; primary post-primary; schools; challenges; wellbeing;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Education
    Item ID: 13914
    Identification Number: 9781910998021
    Depositing User: Majella Dempsey
    Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2021 14:27
    Publisher: Maynooth University
    Refereed: Yes
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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