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COVID-19 is poised to exacerbate the learning crisis, evidence from long-term school closures in Pakistan

This blog was written by Marla Spivack, Research Manager of RISE and a Research Fellow on the Building State Capability program at the Center for International Development at Harvard University. It was published on the RISE website on 10 June 2020. The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and of the policies adopted to mitigate its […]

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C is not for COVID

This blog was written by Shaheen Mistri, CEO of Teach for India and was published on the Teach for All blog website on 15 June 2020. I want children to pick up alphabet books that say A is for apple, B is for ball and C, well C is not for Covid. The world has […]

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How much learning may be lost in the long-run from COVID-19 and how can mitigation strategies help?

This blog was written by Michelle Kaffenberger, Research Fellow with the RISE Programme and affiliated to the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. It was originally posted on the Brookings Education Plus Development website on 15 June 2020, and RISE Programme website on 17 June 2020. Recent evidence suggests that the long-term […]

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