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Home Education Response to COVID-19 UNICEF and the COVID-19 Response for Education in Jordan: One Month On

UNICEF and the COVID-19 Response for Education in Jordan: One Month On

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The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)is significantly impacting children’s education around the world. On 14 March 2020, the Government of Jordan announced that all schools, kindergartens and universities (private and public) were to be closed from 15 March, impacting 2.37 millionlearners1(50% male/female). Learning outcome sin Jordan are improving, but significant inequalities remain by gender and nationality.2School closures bring the risk of increased learning inequality and drop out.

Countries affected by ongoing conflict are especially vulnerable to the social and economic impacts of COVID19. In 2020, the Syria crisis continues into its ninth consecutive year. The registered Syrian refugee population in Jordan. The includes over 230,900 school-age children out of 656,213 registered refugees3Numbers of unregistered refugees in Jordan are much higher.4While 85 per cent of Syrian refugees reside in host communities, over 120,000(79 per cent of whom are women and children)live in camps…………………