Education during pandemic 

  • IASbaba
  • August 6, 2020
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Education during pandemic 

Part of: GS Mains II – Social/Welfare issue; Education; Vulnerable section 


According to the United Nation’s policy brief – 

  • Almost 24 million children are at risk of not returning to school next year due to the economic fallout of COVID­19. 
  • The educational financing gap is also likely to increase by one third. 
  •  More than 1.6 billion learners across the world have been affected by the disruption of the education system. 
  • Vulnerable populations in low-income countries to be hit harder and longer. 
  • UNESCO estimates that 23.8 million additional children and youth may drop out or not have access to school next year due to the pandemic’s economic impact alone. 

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