Several experts believe children will not
be able to make good the lost ground suffered as a result of lockdown and
corona measures. International research
shows many pupils are behind their learning schedule, though the size of the
backlog varies from pupil to pupil. Four
out of ten Flemish teachers are not convinced they will be able treat all the
material they are supposed to cover this schoolyear. Experts call for teachers to focus on
essential subjects and some pupils are not to bothered if subjects like e.g.
religion would be dropped.