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Responding to Covid-19 in Kenya: Interview with Lucy Maina and Ngángá Kibandi

With the ‘COVID-19 Interviews’, NISSEM has embarked on a series of interviews with actors from government and civil society, in order to understand better the practicalities and implications of national responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus is on countries in the global south. A full transcript of this interview can be found here. NISSEM […]

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Reflections on Coronavirus: Ten propositions for educational planning and development

This blog was written by Keith Lewin, Emeritus Professor of International Development and Education at the University of Sussex, and Chair of the UKFIET Trustees. It outlines ideas which are developed more fully in the latest edition of Prospects: ‘Contingent reflections on coronavirus and priorities for educational planning and development’, published 26 June 2020. The […]

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COVID-19 is poised to exacerbate the learning crisis, evidence from long-term school closures in Pakistan

This blog was written by Marla Spivack, Research Manager of RISE and a Research Fellow on the Building State Capability program at the Center for International Development at Harvard University. It was published on the RISE website on 10 June 2020. The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and of the policies adopted to mitigate its […]

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C is not for COVID

This blog was written by Shaheen Mistri, CEO of Teach for India and was published on the Teach for All blog website on 15 June 2020. I want children to pick up alphabet books that say A is for apple, B is for ball and C, well C is not for Covid. The world has […]

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