UN chief says coronavirus is causing “generational disaster” in education


The United Nations – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic had caused the biggest educational disruption in history, with closed schools in more than 160 countries as of mid-July, reaching more than a billion students.In addition, the UN chief said that at least 40 million children worldwide have missed education “during their critical preschool year”.

As a result, Guterres warned that the world faces “a generational catastrophe that could squander untold human potential, undermine decades of progress and exacerbate entrenched inequalities.”


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