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Social constructivism and participative learning beyond bricks and mortar

This blog was written by Lydia Lymperis, Doctoral Researcher in Education at Newcastle University. It was originally published on the British Educational Research Association (BERA) website on 27 May 2020. As the world grapples with the short-to-longer-term imperative to identify distance- and remote-learning alternatives to previously face-to-face instruction, I am struck that some of the […]

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Coronavirus and Education in Afghanistan: Responses, Challenges, and the Threats of Educational Divide

This blog was written by Dr. Yahia Baiza, Research Associate, The Institute of Ismaili Studies in the UK. Afghanistan’s Ministry of Education (MoE) faces the mammoth task of delivering education to over 9 million learners during the COVID-19 school closures. To control and reduce the spread of the virus, the MoE, in consultation with the […]

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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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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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How can governments, schools and teachers support education continuity and good pedagogy under coronavirus (Covid-19)?

This blog was written by Anna Riggall, Head of Research and Tony McAleavy, Research Director, Education Development Trust. It was published on the DFID-funded EdTech Hub website on 7 May 2020 as part of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and EdTech series. As the horror of Covid-19 became apparent, governments around the world closed schools in their […]

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