Digital technologies and EdTech could play a role in addressing the learning crisis underway in Asia and the Pacific.
Though there are many similarities between tech startups and other small businesses, they need to be treated differently from a policy and regulatory standpoint.
The discourse on quality jobs and decent work has changed since the onset of the pandemic. This transition has provided key insights and policy implications.
Young people are losing jobs faster than adults, but targeted policies can help them re-engage with the labor market.
Efforts to address pandemic-related learning loss may draw on innovations devised to tackle the ongoing learning crisis – and vice versa.
The implications of working from home on costs, productivity, and work-life balance are just now being understood by workers and companies around the world. Will this new awareness transcend the pandemic?
Many workers will be displaced and many businesses will close as a result of the slowdown caused by COVID-19. Providing support to those affected gives them a fighting chance.
Government assistance programs, and relaxed insolvency procedures, have helped keep businesses afloat during the pandemic.