COVID-19 Resources

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An illustration from ‘My Hero is You”, a children’s storybook about Covid19, illustrated by Helen Patuck, via Worldreader

 

Covid-19 Education Resources

Links to blogs, reports, and other relevant resources compiled by NISSEM, with special attention to challenges facing schools and systems in the global south during the pandemic, and the world’s most vulnerable populations. Eventually this list will be culled to focus on instructional materials and learning platforms, as well as issues pertaining to curriculum, pedagogy and teacher preparation.

 

World Bank blogs

 

UNESCO distance education solutions

 

UNESCO IIEP guidance for supporting systems, teachers and learners

http://www.iiep.unesco.org/en/five-steps-support-education-all-time-covid-19-13382

 

Conrad Hughes UNESCO publication on future of learning post covid:

https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000373229

 

UNICEF

 

UNICEF & Microsoft collaborate on new global learning platform

https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/unicef-and-microsoft-launch-global-learning-platform-help-address-covid-19-education

 

Childhood Education International

https://acei.org/article/online-resources/

 

GPE blogs

 

GEM Report blogs

 

Brookings blogs

 

OECD blog

 

 

 

Aid agencies and international partnerships to address Covid-19

https://www.norrag.org/covid-19-education-disruption-and-the-response-by-the-global-education-community-by-arushi-terway-and-marina-avelar/

 

UKFIET blogs

 

IESALC Higher education UNESCO institute in LAC

http://www.iesalc.unesco.org/en/2020/04/07/iesalc-calls-on-states-to-ensure-the-right-to-higher-education-and-equal-opportunities-in-the-face-of-covid-19/

 

INEE Covid related resources

 

Gender and covid 19 resources

 

Online learning resources

 

EdTech Hub

 

International Education Funders Group

https://www.iefg.org/resources/

 

Education Equity Research Initiative

 

Harvard / REACH Program

 

Education Development Trust

https://www.globalpartnership.org/blog/4-lessons-evaluations-education-response-ebola

 

RTI

https://shared.rti.org/content/calculating-educational-impact-covid-19%C2%A0-closed-schools-lost-learning-unequal-impact

 

UIL Interviews in Iran

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTMeiFgBZ_k&list=PLivu_GCiL2mjYQOp64hcvzGNsC75QKSLw

 

The pandemic’s impact on endangered languages

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/the-pandemic-also-threatens-endangered-languages/

 

University resources

https://www-classcentral-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.classcentral.com/report/new-courses-october-2018/amp/

 

News reports and op-eds

 

Larry Cuban blog

 

Pasi Sahlberg blog

 

 

 

Karen Mundy Blog

 

REACH blog

 

Spectacle Learning Media Blog

Socially distanced learning in the time of COVID-19. Includes guidance on integrating SEL into remote learning content and delivery systems.

 

Save the Children: link to two guidance briefs, inter-agency:

 

The problems of e-assessment

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/moving-e-assessment-bryan-maddox/

 

And an overview of edtech interventions in emergencies, from Save:

https://resourcecentre.savethechildren.net/node/13238/pdf/edtech-learning.pdf

 

Resources in French

 

Publisher initiatives to produce Covid relevant content

 

Wisconsin Center for Education Research UW-Madison: at home language activity booklet

https://www.wcer.wisc.edu/news/detail/new-at-home-language-activity-booklet-for-young-children-available-online

 

Worldreader

 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/14/books/coronavirus-picture-books.html?smid=em-share lists some story books from Worldreader and others and their strategy

 

UNHCR and EiE resources

 

Teaching in the era of the pandemic

 

Resources on Latin America and the Caribbean

 

Link to UNESCO LAC Webinar:

 

Resources on Africa

 

Resources on Asia

https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/south-korea-restarts-school-concerns-about-online-learning

 

 

 

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