Education, Skills and Learning

Does giving students more freedom enhance their academic performance?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, officials in many countries used school distancing to mitigate the spread of the virus, allowing for greater student autonomy. Image: Unsplash/ Vasily Koloda

Rigissa Megalokonomou

PhD Candidate, University of Warwick


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Class absences distribution before (cohort 2006) and after (cohort 2007) the autonomy policy. Image: VoxEU
The impact of the increased autonomy policy on class absences. Image: VoxEU
The impact of the increased autonomy policy on class absences. Image: VoxEU
Differential impact of the autonomy policy on absences by classroom academic diversity. Image: VoxEU

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