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Centre for Population Change policy brief

The Co-SPACE findings feature in the Centre for Population Change January 2022 policy brief on ‘Covid-19 and children’s well-being’.

  • Families need better support and a greater say on what will help them thrive.
  • Covid-19 exposed weaknesses in the system and made the already difficult lives of vulnerable people harder.
  • Children from disadvantaged backgrounds and with Special Educational Needs (SEN) have been hit hardest, but children from all backgrounds need support.

This policy briefing provides an overview of the key findings of the Interdisciplinary Child Well-Being Network (ICWBN) online workshop. The programme and recordings of which are available at

Read the full policy brief here.