Women doing more home schooling during Covid lockdown than men
Schooling children at home is having a worsening impact on wellbeing, ONS data shows
Women were significantly more likely than men to supervise home schooling for their children in this lockdown compared with in the one last April, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics.
The study found that 67% of women and 52% of men were taking charge of their children’s education at home this time. More women reported that home schooling was having a negative impact on their wellbeing, with 53% struggling compared with 45% of men.