For many in the Gen C or Generation Covid, the past two years have been filled with frustration and a sense of loss as the coronavirus disrupted both school and social life.
While there is no universal agreement on where to draw the line between one generation and the next, what is clear is that individuals generally fall into one of several different categories – each of which has been shaped by events in the world around it.
Baby boomers, born in the years following World War II, are characterised by their strong work ethic. The millennials would have come of age around the turn of the millennium. Growing up in the Internet age means they would have started off with much more globalised mindsets.
How about those who are growing up in the months since Covid-19 started making headlines all around the world. For many of them, it means adapting to learning from home and missing out on interactions in and outside school.