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Remote Learning: Evidence from Nepal during COVID-19 [Brief]Radhakrishnan, K., Sabarwal, S., Sharma, U., … Angrist, N. - 2021 - World Bank
This note discusses early results from a distance education program on foundational numeracy for primary school students in Nepal during Coronavirus (COVID-19) evaluated in a randomized trial. The trial included 3,700 households with children in public school (grades 3-5). It provided support for foundational numeracy through mobile phone-based tutoring. The trial tested delivery through public school teachers and also through NGO facilitators. It led to a 30 percent increase in foundational...
Practical Lessons for Phone-Based Assessments of LearningAngrist, N., Bergman, P., Evans, D. K., … Letsomo, T. - 2020 - BMJ Global Health, 5(7), 16
School closures affecting more than 1.5 billion children are designed to prevent the spread of current public health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic, but they simultaneously introduce education risks as well as new, longer run health risks, via lost education. While some studies measure student involvement in educational activities during the crisis through phone-based surveys, the literature on assessing learning by phone is almost nonexistent, despite the fact that learning loss has major...