In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti’s earthquake, the Government of Haiti faced massive reconstruction needs in all sectors. In the education sector alone, the Ministry of Education (MENFP) stated that 82% of the schools (public and private), located in the affected regions, were damaged or destroyed (i.e., 4,000 schools damaged and 2,000 destroyed out of 7,300 schools … [Read more...] about 10 Years of School Reconstruction in Haiti: What Did We Achieve?
Authors: Emma Nälsund-Hadley & Noam Angrist Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) school systems are enduring a challenge to learning and skill development without precedent. No other region in the world, has lost as many school days. Throughout the region, education experts agree on the importance of urgently tackling the COVID-19 learning slide, taking on the challenge … [Read more...] about Accelerate Learning for All – Education in Latin America and the Caribbean over the Next Several Years
The COVID-19 crisis is hitting families and educational systems in the region hard. The pandemic has also had a significant impact on private schools and their community. Many families have lost their jobs and income and have been unable to continue paying monthly school fees/tuition. Other families complain that the distance education their children receive today is of a lower … [Read more...] about Private education in Latin America and the Caribbean in intensive care
Undoubtedly, what is urgent and important today is investing in public health. But what about investing related to education? It is also urgent and important. That it does not have the same press is, perhaps, because the effects of low investment will not be felt now, but its consequences will be seen in a few years and the impact will be on the quality of our lives. The … [Read more...] about Educational investment in post-pandemic times