Education Budget Brief

Building education back better in Eswatini: Financing the recovery from COVID-19

A learner inside a classroom during a lesson.
GBell/UNICEF2022

Highlights

This report of “The Eswatini Education Budget Brief in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021/22” examines the state of the national education budget for FY 2021/22 and evaluates how it addresses the country's children's education requirements. It emphasizes the challenges facing the education sector in the country, such as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education and the low rates of transition to senior secondary and tertiary education.  The report recommends that the government keep schools open and prioritize education in COVID-19 recovery plans, address the root causes of low transition rates, and reinvest in education by applying for concessional loans and grants from International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and donors.

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UNICEF
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English

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