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What the Experts Say: COVID and Children
(Past event)

Event type: Webinar

Related research: Adolescent wellbeing

events29 September 2021time17:00 - 17:30 CET

The pandemic sparked the biggest increase in history in digital learning and living, but what does it mean for this generation of children and the next? Is the future already inevitably written in computer code? What does this mean for the millions of children who simply cannot get online? Are today’s tweens and teens the canaries down the coal mine of this mass human online experiment?

Join us in our new Leading Minds Online series* as we put these questions and more to our two experts –  a Japanese-American academic Cultural Anthropologist Dr. Mizuko Ito, Director Learning Lab, University of California, Irvine, and student  Zulaikha Patel, a South African youth activist.

*In this new series we are presenting a shorter sharper programme with just two panelists and one moderator giving more time to questions from the audience.


Sarah Crowe

UNICEF Innocenti

Mizuko Ito
Director Learning Lab, University of California
Zulaikha Patel
South African anti-racism activist


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