Sheds light on well-being during COVID-19 in Education

Well-being is a multidimensional concept that can be analysed in several ways, as the report points out, educational environments have generally proved to have an important impact on the quality of mental health of teachers and students. 

European students report 

  • feeling sometimes or always sad
  • 1 out of 3 students feel sometimes or always scared

These serious numbers are matched by the high prevalence of bullying within education systems. In the EU, 51.6% of students report being bullied at least once a year (PISA 2018)

During the COVID-19 crisis, Ireland and Estonia developed a series of dedicated resources to support teachers, students and parents. These include, for instance, Wellbeing advice and resources during COVID-19 Minding Your Wellbeing Programme, and Remote teaching-support for teaching.

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