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Reflections on 2020 and hopes for 2021

Reflections on 2020 and hopes for 2021

Most of us were happy to see the end of 2020. It was challenging for all of us, and very difficult for some. They say the darkest hour sometimes comes just before the dawn. It is our hope that 2021 can indeed be the beginning of a new dawn, of new hope for the world and the education of our children.

Key lessons on effective leadership during COVID-19 and beyond

Key lessons on effective leadership during COVID-19 and beyond

Leadership at every level – from school leaders to district offices to ministries of education – is a critical part of education systems, and never more so than in the current context of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The waves of school closures and reopenings around the world have clearly demonstrated how important good…

#SaveOurFuture: Defend our learning

#SaveOurFuture: Defend our learning

Dear World Leaders,
Can we talk for a second?
We know you’re busy right now, but we miss going to school.
We like playing all day, but for some of us, when we go back to school
next year, we will have to repeat our class.

#SaveOurFuture: Defend education

#SaveOurFuture: Defend education

The COVID-19 crisis will be remembered for its overwhelming dimensions: the worst health and economic emergency in a century, a global reckoning of racial and social injustice, an escalating climate crisis, and the shuttering of schools and workplaces – all these emergencies compounding one another, and all in need of urgent attention.