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[WATCH] In The Public Square with John Nery: Poor even in learning

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[WATCH] In The Public Square with John Nery: Poor even in learning
What is 'learning poverty' and why should we be alarmed with how the Philippines fares?

The 2022 update of the World Bank report on “learning poverty” carries shocking news: the Philippines is languishing at the bottom, with a “learning poverty” rate of over 90%.

What does this mean, and what can we do about it?

In this episode of In The Public Square, veteran journalist and Rappler columnist John Nery talks to Dr. Ed Fermin of the National Teachers College and Lovelaine Basillote of the Philippine Business for Education about these findings.

Watch this on Wednesday, August 10, at 8 pm. – Rappler.com