Telementoring and homeschooling during school closures: A randomized experiment in rural Bangladesh
Prolonged school closures due to political unrests, teacher strikes, natural disasters, and public health crises can be detrimental to student learning in developing countries. Using a randomized controlled experiment in 200 Bangladeshi villages, we evaluate the impact of over-the-phone mentoring and homeschooling support delivered by volunteers on the learning outcomes of primary school children during school closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
- Hashibul Hassan
- Asad Islam
- Abu Siddique
- Liang Choon Wang