Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID)

Survey on In isolation instead of in school (INISS) | 23 Sep 2020

How do young people in Scotland feel about COVID-19, school closures and exam cancellations?

In isolation instead of in school (INISS) is a study asking young people from every Scottish community to share their experiences of Covid 19 and the effects of school closures and national exam cancellations on mental health and wellbeing. 

UNICEF UK, Scottish Government and University of Edinburgh are partnering to deliver this study.

The results will be used by Scottish Government to help support secondary school pupils in response to the pandemic.  UNICEF will use the results to help other countries support young people facing these same challenges.

The study has two parts – a survey and group interviews.  You can find out more here.

Read the Final Report

Check out other reports for the Rapid Research in Covid-19 Programme on NHS Scotland website.

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In isolation instead of in school (INISS): Young people’s experiences of COVID-19 and effects on mental health and education