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2020 GEM Report - Inclusion and education

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Graph of the week

Upper-middle-income countries are more likely than low- and lower-middle-income countries to have a strong equity orientation in their policies and programmes

Only 1 in 5 countries demonstrate a strong level of commitment to equity in education through their finance policies.

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