Education and Coronavirus (News and Research 189)

World Bank Education and COVID-19


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 March 23: Can technology help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on education systems in Europe and Central Asia? – with Tigran Shmis | The last few weeks have witnessed heightened awareness of the threat from the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus). As the virus spreads around the world, we also need to understand what it means for the education systems of Europe and Central Asia…


March 18: Managing the impact of COVID-19 on education systems around the world: How countries are preparing, coping, and planning for recovery


World Bank Education

Remote Learning, Edtech & Covid-19

The World Bank Group and COVID-19


The Coronavirus Exposes Education’s Digital Divide | In China, many rural students lack the connections or hardware to learn remotely. More nations will confront the same reality as the outbreak spreads…

How are countries addressing the Covid-19 challenges in education? A snapshot of policy measures | … Taken as a measure to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, some of these closures are recent, in others they have already been in place for months. In all cases, closures are placing unprecedented challenges on governments to ensure learning continuity, and on teachers, students, caregivers and parents …

Coronavirus Cases Without Symptoms Spur Call for Wider Tests