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Video June 22, 2022

Learning Loss in Central Asia

Countries around the world will lose up to $17 trillion in current students’ lifetime earnings as a result of school disruptions during the two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, warns the World Bank. In this video, the World Bank Manager for the Education Global Practice in Europe and Central Asia Harry Patrinos explains what learning loss is, why countries in Central Asia must address these losses, and what support the World Bank can offer.