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Reflections on Coronavirus: Ten propositions for educational planning and development

This blog was written by Keith Lewin, Emeritus Professor of International Development and Education at the University of Sussex, and Chair of the UKFIET Trustees. It outlines ideas which are developed more fully in the latest edition of Prospects: ‘Contingent reflections on coronavirus and priorities for educational planning and development’, published 26 June 2020. The […]

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How can education systems around the world support more inclusive learning in a (post-)COVID-19 era?

This blog was written by Anusha Ghosh, Senior Economist and Katarzyna Kubacka, Senior Specialist International Education and Development, at the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). It was originally published on the NFER blog website on 2 June 2020. As of April 2020, nearly 1.6 billion children and young people worldwide have been affected by […]

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School Building in Malawi: Khuzi Public Primary school Malawi

Learning equity during the coronavirus: Experiences from Africa

This blog was written by Salman Asim, Senior Economist, Shelby Frances Carvalho, Consultant, and Ravinder Gera, Consultant, World Bank Group. It was originally published on the World Bank Education for Global Development on June 03, 2020. Nearly all countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have closed schools to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Closures in […]

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How should schools respond to COVID-19?

This blog was written by Rt Hon Charles Clarke, consultant on education reform. Charles established the Education World Forum which is one of the largest gatherings of Education Ministers in the world. This blog was published on the Cambridge University Press website on 29 May 2020. The impact of COVID-19 COVID-19 has impacted the education […]

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Photo: Girls’ school in Kasur, TEACh project, 2015

Challenges and opportunities for Pakistan education systems in the COVID-19 response

This blog was written by Rabea Malik, Assistant Professor at the School of Education, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and Research Fellow at the Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS) in Pakistan. This blog is part of a series from the REAL Centre reflecting on the impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic on […]

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