Survey data on the consequences of COVID-19 and home confinement on the educational community and families

Published: 16-06-2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/kbvg3j3h3k.1
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Dataset concerning the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and home confinement on the educational community and families, and the possibilities and opportunities for the return to schools. Data were collected through an online based cross-sectional survey between June 29, 2020 and July 12, 2020 in Spain. A total of 7,305 people who had children in their care during the COVID-19 crisis and the home-confinement period responded to the survey. The survey contained items concerning (i) socio-demographic information, (ii) conciliation of work, personal and family life during confinement, (iii) the impact of the pandemic on the respondent's family, and (iv) the respondents' opinion on their child(ren)'s return to school.

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In order to collect and manage the data, the following steps were followed: (1) definition of the research objectives; (2) design of the questionnaire; (3) questionnaire pilot testing (validity, reliability, repeatability); (4) dissemination of the questionnaire; (5) collection and organisation of the data; and (6) interpretation of the information obtained. The questionnaire designed consisted of closed-ended question types (multiple-choice, “yes” or “no” and skip logic) and was created in two languages (Spanish and Valencian) using google forms. The link generated was shared by email to schools, on social networks (Instagram and Twitter) and via WhatsApp. The collected data were exported to Excel spreadsheets and data were analysed using the Stata software.