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The Analytical Angle: Covid-19 and the Looming Education Crisis

This blog was written by Surayya Masood, Research Associate on the LEAPS Programme at the Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP). and Zainab Qureshi, Director of the LEAPS Programme at Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at Harvard University. It was originally published on the Dawn.com website on 16 May 2020, and then the RISE […]

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Reflections on Coronavirus: Ten propositions for educational planning and development

This blog was written by Keith Lewin, Emeritus Professor of International Development and Education at the University of Sussex, and Chair of the UKFIET Trustees. It outlines ideas which are developed more fully in the latest edition of Prospects: ‘Contingent reflections on coronavirus and priorities for educational planning and development’, published 26 June 2020. The […]

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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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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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