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What's Next? Lessons on Education Recovery

Report Launch Webinar
(Past event)

Event type: Webinar

Related research: Education

events13 July 2021

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, most governments worldwide have implemented policies to contain the disease's spread. While incurring high economic costs, restrictive procedures such as schools' closures and the changes of learning methods risk hindering effective learning during the pandemic and the progress made towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4).

The Survey of National Education Responses to COVID-19, jointly conducted by UNESCO, UNICEF, the World Bank, and most recently the OECD, has collected information on this shifting education landscape through two iterations in 2020 which was captured in an initial report. Responses to the third iteration in February-April 2021 are captured in the current joint report. The survey is coordinated and administered by the UNESCO Institute of Statistics.

Up-to-date information on the impacts of policy interventions and responses at the global level is needed to support subsequent educational planning and programming to deploy effective learning strategies

This webinar aims to present the report of the latest results obtained during the most recent data collection. We invite you for an in-depth discussion of the findings that highlight the latest snapshot of the COVID-19 impact on education systems as well as the policies implemented to assess and remediate them, including strategies to ensure equity and safe reopening of schools for all. This 120-minute webinar includes panelists from UNESCO, UNICEF, OECD, and the World Bank. A moderator facilitates the discussion, and a Q&A session follows.


Experts

Mathieu Brossard
Chief of Education

UNICEF Innocenti

Akito Kamei

UNICEF Innocenti

Dita Nugroho

UNICEF Innocenti

Thomas Dreesen

UNICEF Innocenti

Radhika Nagesh

UNICEF Innocenti

Rafael Pontuschka

UNICEF Innocenti

Youngkwang Jeon

UNICEF Innocenti

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