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UNICEF Presses Countries to Prioritize the Re-Opening of Schools

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(Barbados Today) Barbados and several other countries in the region came close to receiving a failing grade from the Caribbean’s main child protection and development partner, UNICEF, as there continues to be a delay to the return of face-to-face learning.

This comes as a new study has found that most students and teachers in at least eight Caribbean countries were struggling with the current online modality and they, along with parents, preferred a return to the face-to-face method.

The survey was presented on Thursday morning during a virtual UNICEF media briefing to present the findings of a Rapid Assessment of the Effectiveness of Communication Interventions for the Safe Reopening of Schools report.

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