Author Archive | Robert Jenkins


Early childhood education in the face of COVID-19: An opportunity amidst crisis?

This article is written by Lynette Okengo, executive director of the African Early Childhood Network; Robert Jenkins, associate director of education for UNICEF; and Justin W. van Fleet, president of Theirworld and executive director of the Global Business Coalition for Education. It was written for and originally published on the Inter-agency Network for Education in […]

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5 actions to help bring the most marginalized girls back to school after COVID-19

This blog was written by Robert Jenkins, Chief, Education and Associate Director, Programme Division, UNICEF, and Rebecca Winthrop, Co-Director, Centre for Universal Education and Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution. The blog was originally published on the Brookings Education Plus Development website on 15 May 2020. The past two decades have been marked […]

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