UNICEF Executive Director Discusses COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact On Education, Urges Efforts To Reach More Children

Devex: We need to reach out-of-school children ‘now,’ says UNICEF’s Henrietta Fore
“The COVID-19 pandemic could offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to equalize education for children worldwide — or it could lead to many children never returning to school following countrywide lockdowns, according to Henrietta Holsman Fore, executive director of UNICEF. Fostering equitable access to digital learning and technology is key to closing the widening gap between school children worldwide, Fore told Devex Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar in a recent interview leading up to the opening of the United Nations General Assembly…” (Lieberman, 9/22).

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