Back to School

Back to School (News and Research 210) Back to school? | Covid-19 has disrupted the lives of school-age children and students around the world. Whilst children in some countries are going back to school premises, others will continue to be homeschooled. In India alone, several states did not hold online classes for government school students.Continue reading “Back to School”

Back to School?

Most Americans do not want to send their children back to school

Investing in Remote Learning while Building the Education System of the Future

Investing in Remote Learning while Building the Education System of the Future (News and Research 207) How to invest in remote learning while building the education system of the future Webinar | Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | 9:00 am -10:00 am EST | Register Pivoting to Inclusion: Leveraging Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis for Learners withContinue reading “Investing in Remote Learning while Building the Education System of the Future”

Building Back Better: Education Systems for Resilience, Equity and Quality

Building Back Better: Education Systems for Resilience, Equity and Quality (News and Research 205) Building Back Better: Education Systems for Resilience, Equity and Quality in the Age of COVID-19 Balancing the Risks of Pupils Returning to Schools – from the Royal Society, UK Romania’s long-term growth challenge: Raising the alarm of skills deficit Here’s howContinue reading “Building Back Better: Education Systems for Resilience, Equity and Quality”

School closures and COVID-19

School closures and COVID-19 (News and Research 204) From The Economist: “The economic damage from children dropping out of school will be vast. The World Bank estimates that, if schools remain closed for five months, pupils will forgo $10trn of future earnings in today’s money. That could rise if covid-19 is not curbed and schoolsContinue reading “School closures and COVID-19”

Educated workers and their ability to deal with COVID-19 and future shocks

Educated workers and their ability to deal with COVID-19 and future shocks (News and Research 203) University educated workers and their ability to deal with Covid-19 and future shocks| COVID-19 has disrupted the lives of workers around the world: layoffs, reduced hours (furloughs), and lower wage rates. The writings of the late Nobel Laureate, Theodore Schultz, offerContinue reading “Educated workers and their ability to deal with COVID-19 and future shocks”