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Cyberbullying in the shadows of online learning during COVID-19: how to support and ensure online safety of students

This blog was written by Meenu Talasila, a recent graduate from the MPhil in Education, Globalisation and International Development program at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. She is currently working with an upcoming Waldorf-inspired school in India to set up the operations and provide a strategic plan in response to the COVID-19 situation. […]

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From Crisis to Celebration: An Action Plan for the Way Forward When Schools Re-open

This blog was written by Rukmini Banerji, Chief Executive Officer of Pratham Education Foundation in India. It was originally written for the RISE Programme and published on the RISE website on 6 July 2020. The school closures from COVID-19 mean larger than usual learning losses and hence cannot just be “business as usual”—here are some […]

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Language for Resilience: the role of language in enhancing resilience in refugee and host communities in crisis

This blog was written by Claire Duly (Language for Resilience Piloting and Digital Launch Consultant) and Caspar Mays (Consultant, English for Education Systems and MENA lead for Language for Resilience at the British Council) to highlight recommendations from research on the role of language and engagement with refugee and host communities. What is the global […]

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The Analytical Angle: Covid-19 and the Looming Education Crisis

This blog was written by Surayya Masood, Research Associate on the LEAPS Programme at the Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP). and Zainab Qureshi, Director of the LEAPS Programme at Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD) at Harvard University. It was originally published on the website on 16 May 2020, and then the RISE […]

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Will emergency funding help close the attainment gap?

This blog was written by John Deans, Director of Oriel Square Ltd. This was originally published on the Oriel Square website on 26 June 2020. Following the Department for Education’s ‘catch up’ funding announcements, John considers how these months might widen the attainment gap; and asks whether emergency funding for schools addresses the problem. Everyone […]

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