Undergraduates to be catch-up tutors for disadvantaged pupils in England

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Student volunteers will be trained to teach groups of up to three children who fell behind during pandemic

University undergraduates are being trained to tutor disadvantaged pupils who have fallen behind as a result of the Covid pandemic, in a new pilot set up to boost education recovery efforts in England’s schools.

Student volunteers are given training, including a series of lectures, before being assigned to a school where they teach small groups of up to three children once a week to try to plug learning gaps.

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