Country education responses to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic


Hundreds of millions of students have had their education disrupted during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

These reports from OECD member and partner countries document how teaching and learning is continuing during the coronavirus crisis as well as country guidance for reopening schools after closures.


Belgium (French community)

Well-being and motivation of students during (de)confinement (only available in French)


Czech Republic

Distance learning in basic and upper secondary schools


Recommendations for the Organization of Education and Curriculum Adjustments within the School Year 2020/2021



Health crisis of 2020 and pedagogical continuity: the students have learned satisfactorily (available in French and English)

The 2020 health crisis and its impact on education: the work planned by the DEPP to report on the situation, measure inequalities and assess the impact of the health crisis (available in French and English)

French national evaluations contribution to the analysis of the impact of the health crisis

L’apport des évaluations nationales à l’analyse de l’impact de la crise sanitaire



Information, documents and FAQs on the return to school (only available in Italian)



The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's measures against COVID-19


Education in Japan beyond the crisis of COVID-19 - Leave No One Behind



Responding to COVID-19 - Korea policy notes


Responding to COVID-19: Online classes in Korea


All about Korea's response to COVID-19


Other policy responses from Korea



Final surveys of the school year: Results of the Ministry of Education and Science and Edurio surveys (in English)


Final surveys of the school year: Results of the Ministry of Education and Science and Edurio surveys (in Latvian)


Students' views on the state examination process: Results of the Ministry of Education and Science and Edurio surveys (only available in Latvian)


Managing a school system through shutdown: lessons for school leaders


Saudi Arabia

How the COVID-19 pandemic is changing education: A perspective from Saudi Arabia



Scenario planning - Support for schools during the coronavirus pandemic



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The OECD coronavirus (COVID-19) policy hub

The OECD is compiling data, analysis and recommendations on a range of topics to address the emerging health, economic and societal crisis, facilitate co-ordination, and contribute to the necessary global action when confronting this enormous collective challenge.

Read more on the OECD coronavirus policy hub.



These reports include ones which have been prepared by the authoring countries and reflect their analyses and opinions


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