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Call for Submissions: Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2020

COVID-19 has further exacerbated challenges in Africa’s education system highlighting the need to promote innovation in the entire education and skills development ecosystems. Disadvantaged groups need to be included in the digital revolution The African Union Commission (AUC) and Partners across Africa will hold the third edition of Innovating Education in Africa Expo as a virtual series of events and activities from October 2020 – June 2021.

By |September 8th, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Safe Back to School: A practitioner’s guide

The Safe Back to School guide aims to be a user-friendly, practitioner-focused tool that outlines the key steps needed for a coordinated, inclusive, all-hazards approach to school reopening and links to further guidance where appropriate. Coordination teams (such as Child Protection Area of Responsibility, Education Cluster, EiE Working Group Coordinators, Refugee Education Groups or Local Education Groups) are encouraged to share this document and reference this guidance as coordinated school reopening strategies are developed and operationalised.

By |August 17th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

School systems priorities in the days of COVID-19

Four major priorities and putting equity front and center, should be the focus of school systems. The shift to remote learning across the world has been uneven. Some systems were able to train teachers, roll out remote learning, and put in place student support services in less than a week. Others are still struggling, constrained by lack of access to technology or expertise. The disparity is obviously true between countries; it is also true within them. Students can live relatively near each other yet face very different prospects.

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments