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UN agency reveals impact of school closures during Covid

3 monthes ago   |   By RT

School closures have led to a loss of basic math and literacy skills and caused an array of mental health issues, the United Nations Children's Fund said
The damage to children's education during the Covid-19 pandemic is hard to offset, with many young people losing out on “basic numeracy and literacy skills” due to school closures, UNICEF said.
“Quite simply, we are looking at a nearly insurmountable scale of loss to children's schooling,” said UNICEF Chief of Education Robert Jenkins in a statement on Monday.
“While the disruptions to learning must end, just reopening schools is not...
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