UK and International
Health and Social and Human Capital
Policies that aim to develop and strengthen social relations and community assets, including education, skills, community resources and meaningful social interactions to promote learning, and protect and promote health and wellbeing throughout a person’s life.
International Horizon Scanning and Learning – Summary Report On the impact of COVID-19 on increasing the Health Gap and Vulnerability
This report by Public Health Wales brings together international evidence and insights on inequalities from the International Horizon Scanning Learning Reports published between May 2020 and August 2021. It focuses on vulnerable groups and the unequal distribution of indirect impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, including impacts on education and childcare.
The State of the Global Education Crisis: A Path to Recovery
This report by The World Bank spotlights how COVID-19 has deepened the education crisis. It also charts a course for creating more resilient education systems for the future, including how to build on the investments made and the lessons learned during the pandemic to accelerate learning recovery and emerge from the crisis with increased education quality, resilience, and equity in the longer term.
Youth in Europe: Effects of COVID-19 on their Economic and Social Situation
This study explores the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth in Europe, including the impacts of school closures, restrictions on training opportunities and early school leaving. It also includes actions taken to tackle the effects of COVID-19, including improving digital skills and quality traineeships.
Modifying the School Determinants of Children’s Health
This commentary explores how the school determinants of children’s health can be modified to improve population outcomes and outlines a proposal for the next generation of health promoting schools.
Education in the Digital Age
This OECD report looks into the role of education in supporting emotional and physical wellbeing of children, specifically looking at intersectionality between education, wellbeing and digital technologies. Solutions focused in that the report details the efforts of specific countries to tackle inequalities and protect and empower students.
UNESCO Strategy on Education for Health and Well-being
The strategy presents UNESCO’s vision for better health and education outcomes for all learners, looking at issues impacting this, including gender-based violence, gender inequality, HIV and AIDS, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), unintended pregnancies, and violence and discrimination highlighting the unmet need for mental health services in and around learning institutions.
Ready to Learn and Thrive: School Health and Nutrition Around the World
This UNESCO report focuses on education, health and nutrition as rights and ends in themselves, whilst also being an investment in a country’s future and in the capacity of its people to lead productive and fulfilling lives. Solutions focused in that the report illustrates the feasibility of school health and nutrition programmes across the globe.
Every Child Learns: UNICEF Education Strategy 2019-2030
The UNICEF strategy supports every child’s right to quality education, focusing on inequalities through children excluded on the basis of gender, children with disabilities, the poorest, ethnic and linguistic minorities, and children affected by emergencies.