Briefing: Virtual Schools and the quality of education – research evidence

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
April 18, 2019
Author
Kathy Baker
Issues Covered
  • Additional educational needs in virtual schools
  • Implications for education policy makers from new information technology
  • Using information technology to educate with schools without 'bricks and mortar'
Categories
Children's services and education, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance
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There are implications for learning styles, whole school organisation, and the funding of education with the increasing use of information technology in schools. This report looks at research done by the National Education Policy Centre into the educational effectiveness of virtual and blended schools.

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