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27-05-2020
27 May 2020
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14-05-2020
14 May 2020
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Safeguarding students and teachers as schools re-open
07-05-2020
As schools re-open around the world, necessary social distancing measures are being put in place by schools in different ways.  These include:
 
  • Classes being split in two, with a teacher for every 10 or 11
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Off-line solutions for reaching students with limited or no internet access
07-05-2020
Kiwix is a non-profit organization based in Switzerland which aims to make online content accessible for people without internet access, regardless of the reason. The project now provides open-source software for free which allows whole websites, like...
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How Coronavirus is re-shaping education for better or worse
06-05-2020
Many commentators have lamented the slow pace of change in education. In a matter of weeks the coronavirus pandemic has changed how millions around the globe are educated.

COVID-19 is forcing educational institutions worldwide to search for innovative...
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Will missing a term at school due to COVID-19 really matter? Reflections on student performance following the Christchurch NZ Earthquake and Hurricane Katrina New Orleans
06-05-2020
Many parents and teachers are concerned their child might fall behind or disengage from school as a result of the disruption to school attendance and the continuity of their education.  However, evidence from New Zealand and New Orleans suggests parents and...
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Bhutan designs ‘Education in Emergencies’ Curriculum
06-05-2020
The Royal Education Council of Bhutan has released an “Education in Emergencies” curriculum designed by curriculum specialists in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help teachers to create interactive and experiential lessons, which are competency-based. The...
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Uganda National Media play a stronger role in education during COVID-19
06-05-2020
School closures in Uganda, in response to COVID-19 have resulted in about 15 million children being out-of-school. However, Uganda has learned a great deal from the Ebola crisis and is using its experience to ensure that children can keep learning in safe...
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Kenya extends Internet by balloon to facilitate on-line education
06-05-2020
In response to COVID-19, the Kenyan government, supported by companies such as Google and Airtel Kenya have extended various digital learning platforms and tools which will allow teachers, learners and their parents to telecommunicate and work remotely during the...
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China: Maintaining Undisrupted Learning during COVID-19
06-05-2020
The Smart Learning Institute of Beijing Normal University, in partnership with UNESCO and The International Research and Training Centre for Rural Education has launched the “Disrupted classes, Undisrupted Learning” initiative, providing flexible online learning to...