3 February, 2023

The coronavirus pandemic disrupts education in Latin America and the Caribbean

By José Luis Benítez

This episode highlights some of the report's findings “Education paused” presented by UNICEF in November 2020, and other data on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and risks to education in the Latin American and Caribbean region: interrupted learning, school dropout, development of the youngest children, violence, and economic consequences.

UNICEF calls for rethinking and rebuilding the current education system in the region.