Combating COVID-19: Webinars

Getting Girls into and Back to School: Virtual side event at the Global Education Summit 2021, 26 July 2021, 8:30 am-10:00 am (Pacific Time)

15 July 2021

The event will be moderated by COL President and CEO, Professor Asha Kanwar. During the event participants will hear more about the ways open schooling approaches can be used to provide learning opportunities for girls unable to access schooling; will learn how open schooling can facilitate the return to formal schooling for those girls who have dropped out; will find out how governments have addressed learning loss due to school closures during the pandemic.

“Open Education Now”, a webinar in COL’s Future of Learning and Thought Leadership series, 27 January 2021, 15:00 PM – 16:00 PM GMT

21 January 2021

In a time when local and global inequalities have been exposed so dramatically, how can open educational resources and practices facilitate practical and equitable approaches to learning, teaching and assessment?  The webinar is led by Dr Catherine Cronin Strategic Education Developer, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Dublin, Ireland.

Hybrid learning approaches, Webinar #10 of the joint UNESCO-UNICEF-World Bank webinar series on the reopening of schools, 16 December 2020, 15:00-16:30 (GMT+1)

14 December 2020

The webinar will focus on the delivery and effectiveness of hybrid and remote learning modalities and intends to share experiences from countries grappling with decisions to open or close their school systems. The event will not only discuss issues related to inclusion and effectiveness but will also address how hybrid approaches can be best implemented.

What have we learnt? Overview of findings from a survey of ministries of education on national responses to COVID-19, Webinar #8 of the joint UNESCO-UNICEF-World Bank webinar series on the reopening of schools, 4 November 2020, 15:00-16:30 (GMT+1)

2 November 2020

As part of the global education response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UNESCO, UNICEF and the World Bank have conducted a survey on National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures. In this webinar, the results from these two rounds of data collection will be showcased, sharing the lessons learnt from government responses.

Sharing experiences of school reopening from developing countries, Webinar #7 of the joint UNESCO-UNICEF-World Bank webinar series on the reopening of schools, 7 October 2020, 15:00 to 16:30 (GMT +2)

6 October 2020

The joint UNICEF-UNESCO-World Bank webinar series is organized around the Framework for reopening of schools and its latest Supplement, as part of the Global Education Coalition on COVID-19 efforts to support governments in strengthening distance learning and facilitating the reopening of schools. The seventh webinar will focus on reopening schools in developing countries, taking a closer look at the challenges and diverse responses of governments in addressing the issues.