IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON CHILD EDUCATION: THE CONTEXT OF BANGLADESH
Children are the future of tomorrow because the country and nation of the future will be led by children, so if child education is damaged, it is a loss of the country and the nation. In 2020, as the entire world was afraid of death due to the COVID-19 pandemic, child-centered educational institutions have also been closed in Bangladesh as part of the global closure of educational institutions for the sake of safe living. This study investigates whether children's education in Bangladesh has suffered during the shutdown and if so, which types of children's education have suffered more. The study was carried out with ten educational institutions based on primary data. It was mixed research, using a structured questionnaire where 175 parents and 55 teachers participated. 70 teachers and parents were interviewed. This exploration that the prolonged closure of educational institutions during the COVID-19 situation carries negative effects and indicates has hurt the education of children in local, poor families and marginalized children.
Covid-19, Impact, Child Education, Bangladesh