Global education in the age of COVID-19

The World

Earlier this week, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world faces a “generational catastrophe” because of school closures amid the coronavirus pandemic. Each country is grappling with difficult questions as the summer comes to a close. Balancing public health and reopening schools at a time when many families are suffering economically has become an endless debate across the globe. What is the UN saying about all of this? What's the best strategy? Host Marco Werman speaks with Stefania Giannini, the UN Assistant Director-General for Education.

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