Joint COVID R3

3rd Iteration of the Survey on National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures

As part of the coordinated global education response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UNESCO, UNICEF, and the World Bank have collaborated with OECD for the third round of the survey designed for ministries of education to better understand their responses to school closures and subsequent re-openings at the inception of 2021.

The survey aims to generate inputs to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on various aspects related to the education systems, as well as the policies implemented to assess and remediate them, including strategies to ensure equity and safe reopening of schools for all.

Concept note

English - French - Russian - Spanish - Arabic

Questionnaires

The survey questionnaires are available in the following languages:

OECD questionnaire (Excel)

Glossary

To assist in the completion of the 3rd iteration of the survey, a glossary is available in English, French, Spanish, Russian and Arabic.

Technical note

technical note on the Survey of National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures (round 3) presents the survey in general and provides
more information on the data cleaning process.

Appendix 1 and 2 (Excel file will download)

Data

Data files are publicly available :

Related events

What's next? Lessons on education recovery Tuesday 13 July 2021, 11:00 - 13:00 EDT

The webinar will present the results of the Survey of National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures, jointly conducted by UNESCO, UNICEF, the World Bank, and most recently the OECD. The survey provides the latest snapshot of the COVID-19 impact on various aspects related to the education systems, as well as the policies implemented to assess and remediate them, including strategies to ensure equity and safe reopening of schools for all. The information in the survey has been collected through two iterations in 2020 which was captured in an initial report. Responses to the third iteration in February-April 2021 are captured in the new joint report.

Concept Note

Understanding the Impact of COVID-19

On 1 February 2021, the UIS hosted a webinar, Understanding the impact of COVID-19, dedicated to the 3rd iteration of the survey and focused on its content and the main education aggregates which it is tracking.

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Video: English, French, Spanish*

* Solo audio. Tenga en cuenta que la interpretación en español comienza en el minuto 1:16

Presentations