Yamini Aiyar on the education pandemic

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Yamini Aiyar

By IMF Podcasts

WASHINGTON, USA – The pandemic has sparked an enormous upheaval in education around the world. But in India and many other low-income countries where remote learning is often not an option, children’s education’s have simply fallen off the rails.

Yamini Aiyar is president of the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi. In this podcast, Aiyar speaks with journalist Rhoda Metcalfe about how the digital divide has pushed poor kids into an educational deficit that could reverberate for years.

Listen to the podcast.

Read the transcript.

Read the article in Finance and Development.

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