During the Covid-19 pandemic, online tutoring emerged as a potential solution to education challenges resulting from school closures on a massive scale. We are just having a first glimpse of the consequences of the pandemic on students’ outcomes—and it does not look good. Estimates indicate that school closures might push 24 million children out of school, four out of five … [Read more...] about Online Tutoring: a Promising Solution for Accelerating Learning
Astrid is a PhD candidate in Economics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has worked on the evaluation of education policies in developing countries and is interested in issues related to education and social mobility. She holds an MPA/ID from the Harvard Kennedy School and a BA in economics from PUCMM in the Dominican Republic.