World Bank & Financial Times Youth Blog Competition 2023

Here is an invite for you to enter the fifth annual global blog writing competition, co-sponsored by the World Bank Group and the Financial Times.

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the lives of young children, students, and youth. The disruption of societies and economies caused by the pandemic has led to the worst crisis in the education of the last century. The staggering effects of school closures reach beyond learning. 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, and to position students for successful lives.

If you’re aged 16 to 19 and currently enrolled in high school, here an opportunity to share your experience with post-COVID education and learn your 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?”



March 31, 2023


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1 Comment

  1. May 23, 2023

    I love this effort strived by the acting governor of Cross River State
    Senator Liyel Imoke in putting the youth on the way forward for better future and community service in true patriotism for development of the state and the nation of Nigeria as a whole
    I say thank you
    Remain blessed with sound health and happiness

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