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Prevent a lost learning generation: nine recommendations to policymakers in response to Covid-19

This blog was written by Richard King, Strategic Growth Director at Education Development Trust and originally published on the Education Development Trust website on 31st March 2020. Ministers of Education face hard choices as they respond to Covid-19. Within the education sector, the main response to this unprecedented crisis has been widespread school closures, with […]

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Access to digital learning during COVID-19 closures: compounding educational inequality?

This blog was written by Lydia Marshall, Senior Education Researcher and Rhiannon Moore, Education Research Officer, Young Lives, University of Oxford. It has also been posted on the Young Lives website. The COVID-19 global pandemic has led to children across the world seeing their schools closed down – the latest UNESCO estimates suggest that over […]

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How are countries addressing the Covid-19 challenges in education? A snapshot of policy measures

This blog was written by Gwang-Chol Chang and Satoko Yano, UNESCO’s Section of Education Policy. It was originally published on the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report website on 24 March 2020. Close to 80% of the world’s student population – 1.3 billion children and youth – is affected by school closures in 138 countries. Taken […]

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