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Lessons learned about ensuring quality in online assessment during the COVID-I9 pandemic

This blog was written by Dr Philip Uys, Senior International Education Consultant and Adjunct Associate Professor of Education Systems, Charles Sturt University, Australia. In this blog, Philip Uys reflects on lessons learned about ensuring quality in online assessment during the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily from an Oceanic perspective. Oceania consists of 14 countries of which Australia […]

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COVID-19 adaptations: Challenges in assessing learning in marginalised communities

This article was written by Timothy Kinoti, World University Service Canada. It was originally published on the Humanitarian Education Accelerator blog on 10 June 2020. As schools around Kenya, just like the rest of the world have closed due to coronavirus (COVID-19), many institutions and schools are implementing their distance learning contingency plans. This has […]

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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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Are students still learning during COVID-19? Formative assessment can provide the answer

This blog was written by Julia Liberman, Operations Officer and EdTech Fellow; Victoria Levin, Senior Economist; and Diego Luna-Bazaldua, Education Specialist from the World Bank. It was originally published on the World Bank Blogs site on 27 April 2020. As schools around the world have closed due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (and many have extended […]

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Schools, skills, and learning: The impact of COVID-19 on education

This blog was written by Simon Burgess, Professor of Economics and Hans Henrik Sievertsen, Lecturer and Economist, Department of Economics, University of Bristol. It was first published on the VOX website on 1 April 2020. The global lockdown of education institutions is going to cause major (and likely unequal) interruption in students’ learning; disruptions in […]

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