Logo de l'OEP
Logo de l'OEP

Acquisition des langues

Lockdowns hurt child speech and language skills - report


Last Updated: 8 Jun 2021

BBC, 27.04.21

There is growing evidence that the past year of lockdowns has had an impact on young children's language skills, according to research.

Data from 50,000 pupils and a survey of schools across England have shown an increased number of four- and five-year-olds needing help with language.

Evidence shows poor speech development can have long-term effects on learning. Read more...