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2020 GEM Report Social Media Resources

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Embargoed: 23 June 2020 00:01 (CET)


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JUST RELEASED! The new @GEMReport says fewer than 10% of countries have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education #AllmeansALL (image)

During #COVID19, 40% of the poorest countries have not supported disadvantaged learners while schools temporarily shutdown says the new 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

Rethinking the future of education is all the more important following #Covid19, which further widened and put a spotlight on inequalities. Failure to act will hinder the progress of societies says the new 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

258 million children and youth are entirely excluded from education, with poverty as the main obstacle to access. Many millions more are excluded once in school. Read the new 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

No one child is the same. Learners have multiple, intersecting identities. The 2020 GEM Report calls on us to broaden our definition of inclusion so that #AllmeansALL regardless of identity, background or ability (animation)

Laws in a quarter of all countries require children with disabilities to be educated in separate settings. Read the new 2020 @GEMReport to see how some countries are transitioning to inclusion #AllmeansALL

See how your country’s laws and policies on inclusive education differ from others in a new @GEMReport website, PEER: #AllmeansALL (animation)

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The new @GEMReport says fewer than 10% of countries have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education #AllmeansALL (cartoon)



  • It has never been more crucial to make education a universal right, and a reality for all. Our rapidly-changing world faces constant major challenges – from technological disruption to climate change, conflict, the forced movement of people, intolerance and hate – which further widen inequalities and exert an impact for decades to come. Inclusive schools make for inclusive and more cohesive societies. Read the new 2020 GEM Report UNESCO on inclusion and education to find out more #AllmeansALL (cartoon)

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In low- and middle-income countries, adolescents from the richest households were three times as likely to complete lower secondary school as those from the poorest. Read the 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

In low- and middle-income countries, adolescents from the richest households were twice as likely to have learned basic skills at the end of lower secondary school as those from the poorest says the 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

Despite the proclaimed target of universal upper secondary completion by 2030, hardly any poor rural young women complete secondary school in at least 20 countries. Read the 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

Countries including Malawi, Cuba and Ukraine are setting up resource centres to help mainstream establishments to accommodate children from special schools. Read the 2020 @GEMReport to improve inclusive education #AllmeansALL

10-year old students in middle- and high-income countries who were taught in a language other than their mother tongue typically scored 34% below native speakers in reading tests. Read the 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

In the United States, LGBTI students were three times more likely to say that they had stayed home from school because of feeling unsafe. Read the 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

Two countries in Africa still ban pregnant girls from school, 117 allow child marriages, while 20 have yet to ratify the Convention 138 of the @ILO which bans child labour. Read the 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

In several central and eastern European countries, Roma children are segregated in mainstream schools. Read the 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

In @OECD countries, more than two-thirds of students from immigrant backgrounds attended schools where they made up at least 50% of the student population, which reduced their chance of academic success #AllmeansALL

Some 335 million girls attend schools that do not provide them with the water, sanitation and hygiene services they require to continue attending class during menstruation. Read the 2020 @GEMReport on how to improve inclusion in education #AllmeansALL


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Girls and women only made up 44% of references in secondary school English-language textbooks in Malaysia and Indonesia, 37% in Bangladesh and 24% in the province of Punjab in Pakistan #AllmeansALL


The curricula of 23 out of 49 European countries do not address issues of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression says the 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

Almost half of low- and middle-income countries do not collect enough education data about children with disabilities. Read the 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL

Household surveys are key for breaking education data down by individual characteristics. But 41% of countries – home to 13% of the world’s population – did not conduct surveys or make available data from such surveys #AllmeansALL

Only 14 out of 54 countries in Africa have carried out a learning assessment since 2014 that tells us how well children are doing in reading and mathematics says  the 2020 @GEMReport #AllmeansALL


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Fewer than 1 in 10 primary school teachers in ten Francophone countries in sub-Saharan Africa said they had received training on inclusion #AllmeansALL (cartoon)