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Responding to Covid-19 in Kenya: Interview with Lucy Maina and Ngángá Kibandi

With the ‘COVID-19 Interviews’, NISSEM has embarked on a series of interviews with actors from government and civil society, in order to understand better the practicalities and implications of national responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus is on countries in the global south. A full transcript of this interview can be found here. NISSEM […]

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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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Estimating learning loss by looking at time away from school during grade transition in Ghana

This blog was written by Ricardo Sabates, Reader in Education at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge and member of the REAL Centre, and Emma Carter, Research Associate at the REAL Centre. This blog is part of a series from the REAL Centre reflecting on the impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic on research […]

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How school closures during COVID-19 further marginalize vulnerable children in Kenya

This blog was written by Damaris Seleina Parsitau, Senior Lecturer at Egerton University, Kenya and Evelyn Jepkemei, Education Advisor, World University Service of Canada. It was originally published on the Brookings Education Plus Development website on 6 May 2020. On March 15, 2020, the Kenyan government abruptly closed schools and colleges nationwide in response to […]

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