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The World Bank Blog Contest 2021

An international contest in finance & public policy.

If you're interested in finance, public policy and education, the annual World Bank Blog Contest is something to keep an eye out for. Organized by the World Bank Group in collaboration with the Financial Times, the theme of this year's blog contest is centred around the education crisis spawned by COVID-19.

Blog Prompt

How has your learning experience been affected by COVID-19? What would you tell educators and policy makers to do differently? What would make an impact on your learning experience?

This is the official prompt released by the World Bank for this year's competition. In their own words, they are looking for inventive ideas, high quality writing, and solutions to improve education outcomes beyond the pandemic.

Submission Details

Each submission includes:

  • A strong blog or essay that is no longer than 500 words.

  • Your name, age, school, email, and country you live in.

  • Photos, videos, visualizations that help support your story are optional.

All entries must be received by February 15th, 2021.

Prizes and Outcome

The winning entry will be published in the Financial Times and the World Bank Group blog. Additional virtual honors will also follow.

Registration & Further Details

Please visit the official World Bank Website to learn more and complete the submission process.

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