3 things we can do reverse the ‘COVID slide’ in education

A teacher wearing a protective mask instructs students wearing face shields and sitting behind glass dividers on their desks in a classroom at Tiba Maadi School, following months of closure due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the Cairo suburb of Maadi, Egypt November 1, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh - RC2DUJ9Z8E8Y

COVID-19 has had a profound affect on education. Image: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Robin Donnelly
Education Consultant, World Bank
Harry A. Patrinos
Manager, World Bank
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