773 million adults and young people lack basic literacy skills;
617 million children and adolescents do not reach the minimum levels of proficiency in reading and mathematics;
During the initial phase of the pandemic, schools were closed, disrupting the education of 62.3% of the world's student population. Over 30% of the students were unable to access distance learning;
The disparities are particularly acute in low-income countries such as sub-Saharan Africa, where nearly 90% of students do not have access to a computer and 82% do not have internet at home.