Education & Coronavirus
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Human life around the world has radically changed in a matter of weeks because of the novel coronavirus, known scientifically as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2).
Over 1.5 billion children missed school at some point in 2020. What does that mean for educational delivery and assessment? And are there issues of equity we need to consider?
In this on-going series, FreshEd explores the coronavirus and its impact on education from diverse perspectives.
Halla Holmarsdottir discusses her DigiGen project, which focuses on the impact of digital technology on the lives of children and young people primarily in Europe.
David Edwards talks about World Teachers Day and the challenges teachers face worldwide.
Mary Richardson discusses the A-Levels examination debacle caused by Covid-19.
Today we talk about the complexities of private higher education worldwide and how some private universities and colleges responded to and have been impacted by the coronavirus.
Today we take a critical look at numbers. Think about it: numbers are everywhere in education, from grades to impact scores to rankings.
School systems worldwide are struggling to figure out if, when, and how to re-open schools. Educational planning during a pandemic is no easy task, especially when there is little evidence that can be used to guide policy.