Nordic funding for research into how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on children and young persons
How has the health and education of children and young persons been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? This question is the starting point for a Nordic research programme established by NordForsk. The call opens in September.
The Nordic countries have a lot in common in terms of demographics, pre-school and school. At the same time, the countries have handled the pandemic in different ways. Against this background, a number of research funding bodies in the Nordic countries have set up a joint initiative for research into the long-term effects of the pandemic on children and young persons.
The Academy of Finland started the initiative. NordForsk is responsible for the programme. In Sweden, the Swedish Research Council and Forte are each contributing 14 million SEK. The research councils of Norway and Iceland are the other participants. The overall amount is close to 90 million SEK.
The call within the research programme “Welfare among children and young people in the post-pandemic Nordics” will open in September 2022.
Pernilla Nilsson, Secretary General for Educational Sciences at the Swedish Research Council, has written an article (in Swedish) for the periodical Curie about the need for educational sciences research into how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected society External link..
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