CIMA Brief #20: COVID-19: Are We Prepared for Online Learning?

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May 2020
Almost all schools in Latin America and the Caribbean are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ensuring the continuity of learning during the COVID-19 emergency is the main challenge faced by the education systems of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and the entire world. Unequal access to technology, connectivity and digital resources characterizes the countries of the region. It is essential to assist the most vulnerable groups of students and provide the necessary tools to families, teachers and school principals to enable learning at home.