From Learning Recovery to Education Transformation: What needs to happen to recover learning post-COVID and transform education for the better

13 September 2022

This article details:

  1. How over the past three years, the pandemic has brought profound disruptions to children’s learning, exacerbating the pre-existing global learning crisis and expresses a need to act urgently to recover learning and seize this opportunity to build education systems back better;
  2. New findings from the fourth round of the Survey on National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures show that many countries are still not taking targeted and proven steps to address learning loss; and
  3. "From Learning Recovery to Education Transformation,", a new joint report by the OECD, UNESCO, UNESCO Institute for Statistics, UNICEF and the World Bank, which explores how countries are progressing in the RAPID actions to recover learning: Reach every child and keep them in school; Assess learning levels regularly; Prioritize teaching the fundamentals; Increase the efficiency of instruction; and Develop psychosocial health and wellbeing.

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