Are you 16 to 19 years old? Are you currently enrolled in a high school or secondary school? The pandemic has disrupted our lives everywhere, and is changing the way we live, work and learn. This health crisis is creating another crisis — an education crisis. The World Bank estimates that an additional 72 million primary school age children will fall into learning poverty, due to extended school closures caused by the pandemic. Learning poverty is when a child cannot read and understand a simple text by the age of
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World Bank and Financial Times’ Blog Writing Competition 2021
It is an attempt to make people aware of social problems that exist in society and gather information on how to tackle them. In other words, the social wing of World Bank is making a concerted attempt to make the world a better place to live in. A steering committee has been appointed that decides the topic and format of the contest. It also monitors it every year to ensure free and fair results. Participants have the scope to express themselves about problems that concern people around them.