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A positive outcome in the time of Covid-19 through the use of WhatsApp in Zimbabwe

This blog post was written by Clare Woodward (Lecturer in International Education at The Open University) with contributions from Stephen Harrison and Clare Tope (academics in Education and Youth Studies), as well as other colleagues at the Open University and partner organisations. It’s a sunny morning and I’m just getting ready to co-facilitate a 2-hour […]

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How prepared are teachers to deal with “learning lag” of students?

This article was written by Rammohan Khanapurkar, a public policy researcher with an MA in Education and International Development from UCL; Ketan Dandare and Shalini Bhorkar, PhD candidates at the UCL Institute of Education. Here, they evaluate an online teachers’ development programme conducted from a remote village targeting rural teachers during the coronavirus lockdown in […]

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Traffic to Educational YouTube channels and Google Classroom during COVID-19 shows the stark Digital Divide between nations

This article is written by Vijay Siddharth Pillai, a recent graduate in Education and International Development from the University of Cambridge and a former Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellow (India). He currently works as an Education Consultant (Education in Emergencies) at the Ministry of Education in Afghanistan. This blog is part of a series from […]

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