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2020 GEM Report - Inclusion and education

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Graph of the week

Most countries have separate schools and classes for national minorities

In Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, twenty-two out of thirty education systems have separate schools for linguistic minorities, leading to parallel provision that often works against inclusion.

Statistics of the month

These statistics are taken from GEM Report materials.



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



have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education