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Investing in education in a post-Covid EU

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Investing in education in a post-Covid EU

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about significant opportunities for investing in the education sector. This report examines how EU Member States have adapted their education investment in response to the pandemic.
Publication cover image (European Commission)
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In addition to analysing EU Member States’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, in relation to their investment in education, this report also draws parallels with the previous financial and economic crisis at the end of the 2000s. It examines patterns of investment in the education sector and highlights key similarities and differences. It determines that maintaining high-quality investment in education will be key to improving future economic growth in the EU.  


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