Covid-19

What will it take to have disability-inclusive education?

Across Africa, countries are making steps to make education more inclusive but they need to do more. Many countries in Africa get a bad press for their progress in providing inclusive education. Just two in three children complete primary school on time, while the number of out-of-school children and youth is 97 million and growing. …

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Nigeria: Out-of-school children – the burden of a nation.

The current insecurity in the country, especially in the Northeast, and the COVID-19 pandemic that is taking its toll on the world have compounded the problem of out-of-school children in Nigeria. According to data provided by the Federal Ministry of Education, the number of out-of-school children stands at 10.1 million, an increase of more than …

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CORONA PANDEMIC AND ITS EFFECTS ON EDUCATION.

It is statistical correct to say by research that two thirds of the world’s school-age children that is approximately 1.3billion children aged 3 to 17 years do not have internet connection.(source UNICEF and ITU). From this statistics we can analyze the situation and accurately guess that most of these children could not learn from home …

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Swiss students can go back to university – partially

Face to face teaching – currently on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic – will soon be possible at universities following recent government approval. But there will be restrictions Calls had been mounting, most notably from the Swiss Student Union last week, for a return to campus after almost a year of online learning. The …

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24 million may drop out of school due to COVID-19 impact: U.N

Girls and young women are likely to be disproportionately affected, it saysAlmost 24 million children are at risk of not returning to school next year due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, according to the United Nation’s policy brief on the pandemic’s impact on education, released on Tuesday. The educational financing gap is also likely …

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How to upgrade education post-pandemic

COVID-19 have put over 1.6 billion children out of school. Here’s how to upgrade education post-pandemic The pandemic could provide an opportunity for innovative education. • Many of the 1.6 billion children out of school during the pandemic may never return. • Of those who do, more than half will not receive the education required …

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