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Pacific Community Warns of Threat to Education Retention in the Wake of COVID-19

CANBERRA, Australia, Aug 27 (IPS) - Before the pandemic, many Pacific Island countries grappled with low numbers of students completing secondary education. Now experts in the region are concerned that the closure of schools to contain the spread of COVID-19, and the economic downturn, will lead to even more students dropping out of education early.Read the full story, “Pacific Community Warns of Threat to Education Retention in the Wake of COVID-19”, on globalissues.org →

CANBERRA, Australia, Aug 27 (IPS) – Before the pandemic, many Pacific Island countries grappled with low numbers of students completing secondary education. Now experts in the region are concerned that the closure of schools to contain the spread of COVID-19, and the economic downturn, will lead to even more students dropping out of education early.Read the full story, “Pacific Community Warns of Threat to Education Retention in the Wake of COVID-19”, on globalissues.org →

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