Stories and Insights

COVID-19 Vaccination for Teachers: Global Implications for Reopening Schools Equitably

In some high-income countries (HICs), such as the United States, school reopening conversations incorporate vaccinating teachers as an important point in the agenda towards returning to in-person learning. The context is somewhat different in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), where vaccine availability is scarce.

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Education Systems' Response to COVID-19 - Brief June 7th, 2021: Getting Back to Learning

The COVID-19 Global Education Recovery Tracker, sourced by teams across the World Bank, Johns Hopkins, and UNICEF, monitors recovery planning efforts in more than 200 countries and territories. Based on its data, learning modalities across regions shifted in recent weeks with many more countries shifting to hybrid and returning to in-person education.

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Mapping the road to recovery: How a new venture helps track learning in the wake of the pandemic

This is the first of a series of blogs and briefs highlighting key findings of the COVID Education Recovery Tracker.

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About this site

The purpose of the COVID-19 Global Education Recovery Tracker is to capture ongoing information about the global status of schools, teachers and students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This information is intended to be of use for education and public health policy stakeholders and researchers from around the world. In this second year of the pandemic, and as many countries are starting to move from emergency responses towards policies aimed for recovery, the tracker aims to support this process by focusing on data that can help build back better and more resilient education systems.

This tracker is the result of a partnership between the Johns Hopkins University eSchool+ Initiative, the World Bank, and UNICEF.