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COVID_EDTech Radio

The role of interactive radio instruction in the coronavirus (COVID-19) education response

This article was written by Chris McBurnie, Country Engagement Consultant for the EdTech Hub, and posted on the EdTech Hub website on 23 April 2020 as part of their coronavirus (COVID-19) and EdTech series. Every week that passes we see the number of classrooms closed due to COVID-19 increase. During these unprecedented times, the Hub’s […]

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Post COVID-19 and SDG4: Window of Opportunity or of Opportunism?

This NORRAG Debates: Philanthropy in Education is contributed by Alexandra Draxler, Senior Advisor at NORRAG and Former Education Specialist at UNESCO. She discusses the potentially devastating effect of COVID-19 on SDG4, pointing out that it is up to civil society institutions to ensure that decision – makers make education a priority. This article was originally […]

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Sadia, a teacher in Abbottabad, Pakistan
Photo credit: Vicki Francis/Department for International Development

Stop. Pause. Reflect. Rethinking Teacher Engagement during Lockdown

This blog was written by Camilla H. Chaudhary and Aanya F. Niaz. Camilla is a PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge and a member of CaNDER and the REAL Centre. Aanya is an Education Researcher and Advisor, who received her MSc in Comparative and International Education from the Department of Education […]

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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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