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COVID_ Aftershock

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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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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5 actions to help bring the most marginalized girls back to school after COVID-19

This blog was written by Robert Jenkins, Chief, Education and Associate Director, Programme Division, UNICEF, and Rebecca Winthrop, Co-Director, Centre for Universal Education and Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution. The blog was originally published on the Brookings Education Plus Development website on 15 May 2020. The past two decades have been marked […]

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EDT EdTech

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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COVID_Inclusive Response

An inclusive response to COVID-19: Education for children with disabilities

This blog was written by Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, Global Disability Advisor, World Bank and originally published on the Global Partnership for Education website on 11 May 2020. What if the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic served as an opportunity to re-think how emergency education planning can be inclusive of children with disabilities? Isn’t this global crisis presenting a […]

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