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COVID_ Aftershock

Covid-19 Aftershock – Responding to the global loss of learning data

This blog was written by Paul Miller, US Country Manager at Whizz Education and originally published on the Whizz Education website on 13 May 2020. Across the world, governments have responded to the ongoing transmission of Covid-19 by undertaking extended school closures and encouraging school systems to transition to remote learning. These transitions have taken […]

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COVID_Kenya School closures

How school closures during COVID-19 further marginalize vulnerable children in Kenya

This blog was written by Damaris Seleina Parsitau, Senior Lecturer at Egerton University, Kenya and Evelyn Jepkemei, Education Advisor, World University Service of Canada. It was originally published on the Brookings Education Plus Development website on 6 May 2020. On March 15, 2020, the Kenyan government abruptly closed schools and colleges nationwide in response to […]

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Students of Tamil Nadu (India) watching state-owned ‘Kalvi Tholaikatchi’ (educational television)

Educational television during COVID-19: How to start and what to consider

This blog was written by Sharon Zacharia and Alex Twinomugisha, core members of the World Bank’s Global EdTech team. It was originally published on the World Bank Blogs site on 24 April 2020. Countries around the world have responded to coronavirus (COVID19) driven school closures by adopting remote learning approaches, with many deploying online learning […]

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