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October 1, 2021

Numbers of Note / Have Students Become More Resilient and Caring?

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      Could students emerge from the pandemic stronger? A Pearson survey of 4,000 parents of children ages 11–17 (and 2,000 college students) from Brazil, China, the United Kingdom, and the United States found that:
      More than three out of four parents and college students say the pandemic has made people more caring.
      83%of parents say their child is more aware of hardships faced by others.
      More than three-quarters of parents expect their child to become more interested in social issues as a result of the pandemic.
      77% of parents (and 80% of college students) believe the pandemic has made this generation of students more resilient.


      Pearson. (May 26, 2021). Pearson global learner survey: Pandemic has forged a stronger generation of young people. Retrieved from

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