Simulating COVID-19 impacts on learning and schooling outcomes: A set of global estimates (World Bank, 2020)

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Before the crisis, students were completing an average of 11.2 years of schooling throughout their school-age lives.  However, when adjusted for the quality of learning, that amounted to only 7.9 years of schooling.  According to Simulating COVID-19 impacts on learning and schooling outcomes: A set of global estimates, 5 months of school closures due to COVID-19 will result in an immediate loss of 0.6 years of schooling adjusted for quality, bringing the effective learning that a student can achieve down from 7.9 years to 7.3 years. Read the report