Research Publication

COVID-19: How are Countries Preparing to Mitigate the Learning Loss as Schools Reopen? Trends and emerging good practices to support the most vulnerable children

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Authored by
Dita Nugroho, Chiara Pasquin, Nicolas Reuge, and Diogo Amaro
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
School Management - Safe Schools and Learning Environments

Some countries are starting to reopen schools as others develop plans to do so following widespread and extended closures due to COVID-19. Using data from two surveys and 164 countries, this research brief describes the educational strategies countries are putting into place, or plan to, in order to mitigate learning impacts of extended school closures, particularly for the most vulnerable children. In addition, it will highlight emerging good practices.