There have long been trends that exacerbate inequalities in our world, including climate change, conflict, and technological disruption. Covid-19 is a new threat, which will have ramifications for years or decades to come.
Education for all is one way of combatting inequality. Yet almost 260 million children and young people around the world were already permanently excluded from school before the pandemic. Gender, disability, migration status and mother tongue are just some of the factors that drive education exclusion. Poverty is the biggest culprit, but