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One of the most serious consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic has been the disruption of children’s education worldwide with the closure of schools for public health reasons. Projections from UNESCO Institute for Statistics show that nearly 100 million children across eight age cohorts would move below the minimum proficiency threshold in reading in 2020 due to […]

By Joyce Chimbi NAIROBI, KENYA, July 27, 2021 (IPS) – Difficulties in accessing education for children and youth displaced from their homes were exposed today in a high-level virtual round table organized by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Education can’t wait to be convened (ECW) UK and Canada. The round table was an important moment […]