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Foundational Learning Compact (FLC)

Strengthening Education Systems for Better Learning Outcomes

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FLC Progress Report 2022

This progress report examines the progress made by the activities under the Foundational Learning Compact (FLC) Multi-Donor Umbrella Trust Fund from January 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022.

Commitment to Action on Foundational Learning

Countries around the world are invited to endorse the Commitment to Action on Foundational Learning to ensure all children, including the most marginalized, develop foundational learning to realise their full potential and participate in society.

Learning Losses Brochure

COVID-19 deepened the learning and skills crisis. This can be reversed if countries act quickly.


About the Program

The Foundational Learning Compact (FLC) is a World Bank multi-donor umbrella trust fund for early childhood, primary and secondary education.

What is Foundational Learning?

Foundational learning is exactly what it sounds like – the foundations of a child’s education. It refers to basic literacy, numeracy, and transferable skills, that are the building blocks for a life of learning.


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We welcome all questions about this critical learning initiative. The FLC is open to country governments and donor agencies, as well as foundations, and private sector donors.
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