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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…

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#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.

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#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.

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International Common Assessment of Numeracy and COVID-19 Crisis

International Common Assessment 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 …

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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.

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