World Bank

Toolkits & Guides
Toolkits & Guides | 2020

Framework for reopening schools

The guidelines aim to inform the decision-making process regarding school reopening, support national preparations and guide the implementation process, as part of overall public health and education planning processes.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic: shocks to education and policy responses

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the world was living a learning crisis. Before the pandemic, 258 million children and youth of primary- and secondary-school age were out of school. And low schooling quality meant many who were in school learned too little.