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2020 GEM Report - Inclusion and education

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Graph of the week

Many low- and middle-income countries have not been able to support learners at risk of exclusion during the Covid-19 pandemic

Overall, about 40% of low- and lower-middle-income countries have not supported learners at risk of exclusion during the Covid-19 pandemic, such as those living in remote areas, the poor, linguistic minorities and learners with disabilities.

Statistics of the month

These statistics are taken from GEM Report materials.

 

40%

of the poorest countries

failed to support learners at risk during the COVID-19 crisis

¼ of countries

have laws requiring children with disabilities to be educated in separate settings

10%

OF COUNTRIES

have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education