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Taking a look at global learning loss

March 26, 2021

While many educators found unique and innovative ways to deliver remote and engaging instruction to their students, the majority of teachers responding to a McKinsey survey said virtual learning over the past year is “a poor substitute” for in-person learning.

The survey, which details learning loss on a global level, asked teachers in eight countries to rate how effective remote learning was when it first began–the average score was 5 out of 10, but it’s worth noting that teachers in Japan and the U.S. doled out lower grades, with almost 60 percent rating remote learning between a 1 and a 3 out of 10.

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