[Competition] World Bank and Financial Times Youth Blog competition 2023

Deadline: 1 April 2023.

Three years after the arrival of COVID-19, educators and governments are still grappling with the pandemic’s aftermath. They are working to make up the crucial time lost during COVID-related closures, to position students for successful lives.

The future doesn’t have to be dark. There’s still time to recover learning losses and put a generation of students on track to thrive in the jobs of the future.

The World Bank and Financial Times invite 16-19 year old’s to enter their 5th annual blog writing competition.  This year’s entries must focus on experiences with post-COVID education and ideas for the way forward.

How is your country’s education system recovering from learning losses of the COVID-19 pandemic, and what more can it do to prepare young people for the jobs of the future?

  • Participants must be enrolled in high school or a version of secondary education and should be between the ages of 16-19 years at the time of submission.
  • Entries can be submitted in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.
  • The winning entries will be published in English.
  • There is no fee payable to enter the competition.

Deadline: 01 April 2023

Good luck!

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