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International Common Assement of Numeracy and COVID-19 Crisis

International Common Assement of Numeracy and COVID-19 Crisis

ICAN stands for the ‘International Common Assessment for Numeracy’ and is a large-scale multi-country citizen-led assessment. Put in simple terms, it also stands for the resilience – for the promise, that one could proudly say: “I Can.” ICAN was conducted in 13 countries, reached over 20,000 children …

Saving Generation COVID

Saving Generation COVID

During the COVID-19 crisis, lockdowns and other social-distancing rules have forced schools worldwide to shut their doors, locking out a peak of 1.6 billion children. Unless the international community acts now, the consequences for this generation – especially its poorest members – will be severe and long-lasting.

Educating the COVID recovery

Educating the COVID recovery

We face a lost decade … or a decade in which children have an equal opportunity to learn and gain the skills they need to succeed in work and life. It’s a choice. We are in the midst of the worst health and economic crisis in a century, with millions of children locked out of school.

Responding to COVID-19: Harness the education workforce

Responding to COVID-19: Harness the education workforce

As of April 24, 2020, schools in over 190 countries around the world have closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, impacting over 91 percent of enrolled learners and 63 million teachers worldwide. Although schools are closed, learning must not stop. The world’s teachers...
DeliverEd: Gathering evidence to deliver real results

DeliverEd: Gathering evidence to deliver real results

A decade left for delivery As we entered 2020, the UN Secretary-General called on the global community to commit to a decade of delivery. Indeed, we are just 10 years away from the 2030 deadline to meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 4 of ensuring...