School Closures and Regional Policies to Mitigate Learning Loss due to COVID-19: A Focus on the Asia-Pacific
This report breaks down the effects of school closures across the Asia-Pacific, and the effects on different levels of education from early childhood education, through to primary and secondary school. It analyses country efforts to implement remote learning, and strategies to mitigate learning losses as the proportion of students expected to fall below minimum proficiency levels is expected to rise.
See the PowerPoint presentation of the launch here.
This report provides a brief analysis on where we stand in our global education monitoring (GEM) commitments based on data collected by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) from national government websites and publications, and the Survey on National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures.
SDG 4 Benchmarks: Fulfilling a neglected commitment, supporting the global education cooperation mechanism
A presentation by the Global Education Monitoring Report (GEMR) and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) on the SDG 4 benchmarks setting processes at the regional and national levels.
This was presented at the 2021 Global Education Meeting Ministerial Segment on 13 July 2021.
What's Next? Lessons on Education Recovery: Findings from a Survey of Ministries of Education amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
UNESCO, the UNICEF, the World Bank and the OECD have collaborated in the 3rd round of the Survey on National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures, administered by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and OECD to Ministry of Education officials.
- Effect of COVID-19 on Learning Trends (Aug 2020)
- Pandemic-related disruptions to schooling and impacts on learning proficiency indicators: A focus on the early grades (March 2021)
- Tool for projecting the attainment of SDG 4.1.1 (Excel), intended to produce sufficiently reliable scenarios for world regions, and the world.