Combating COVID-19: Webinars

The latest evidence on the reopening of schools, Webinar #6 of the joint UNESCO-UNICEF-World Bank webinar series on the reopening of schools, 27 August 2020, 15:00 to 16:30 (GMT+2)

24 August 2020

The webinar will share the latest evidence emerging from the process of reopening of schools around the world. The discussion will address how governments are dealing with the learning loss resulting from school closures and how they are ensuring inclusive reopening also for the most marginalized learners.

Ensuring quality of learning and well-being for young children in the context of the COVID-19, 15 July 2020, 13:30-15:00 (GMT+2)

13 July 2020

UNESCO is organizing, under the high patronage of Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, UNESCO Special Envoy on Literacy for Development, a webinar in order to further mobilize global and country policymakers, ECE practitioners and partners in pursuit of concrete action for ensuring quality education and wellbeing for young children during and in the aftermath of the COVID19 pandemic.

Continuing learning and schooling for refugees: Ensuring refugee students are able to learn at home and return to school after COVID-19 – UNESCO-UNHCR webinar, 13 July 2020, 16:00-17:30 (GMT+2)

10 July 2020

Participants will hear from refugee learners and graduates, and Ministers of Education from Cameroon, Pakistan and Kenya, about how their personal education experiences and national education systems have been affected by the pandemic, and how they are planning for the return to school for refugee learners. The discussion will be moderated by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie.

Building the bridge: How we can better support the learning and well-being of our children as they move to re-engage in Education, 8 July 2020, 13:00 (GMT+1)

2 July 2020

This webinar is the second one in Nisai Education Trust’s sequence examining issues in education for children with additional needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus will be on the neuro-science of the trauma, fear, anxiety and loss that is impacting on our learners, the 5-levers that we have to improve outcomes, and what research tells us about learning regression in core skills.


Reaching the most marginalized – Webinar #4 of the joint UNESCO-UNICEF-World Bank webinar series on the reopening of schools, 24 June 2020, 15:00 to 16:30 (GMT+2)

23 June 2020

This webinar, the fourth of the series, will highlight strategies to ensure inclusive school reopening for the most marginalized learners so that no one is left behind. Country examples will focus on how to support girls, children with disabilities, ethnic and linguistic minority groups, migrants and refugees to get back to school and stay in school.

Joint UNESCO-UNICEF-World Bank webinar series on the reopening of schools, 8 June 2020, 15:00-16:30 (GMT+2)

5 June 2020

The webinar will examine the impact of COVID-19 school closures on learning, how learning loss in primary and secondary education may be captured. This proposed joint UNICEF-UNESCO-World Bank webinar series is organized 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 COVID-19 pandemic of disinformation and hate speech: How can education and digital citizenship help? 5 June 2020, 13:00-14:30 (GMT+2)

3 June 2020

The webinar, part of the UNESCO COVID-19 Education Response webinar series, will bring together experts to discuss how young people navigate the current online environment and how it is affecting their civic participation. More broadly, it will examine how education systems can promote skills, competencies, values and attitudes that will contribute to civic engagement, online as well as offline, based on respect for diversity and solidarity, empathy and non-discrimination.

Reopening of schools safely: getting ready. Webinar, jointly organized by UNESCO Office in Almaty, UNICEF and WHO, 28 May 2020, 11.00-12.30 (GMT+6)

22 May 2020

UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty in cooperation with UNICEF and WHO invites you to participate in the 3rd UNESCO Webinar on Responding to COVID-19 in the Education Sector in Central Asia. The theme of the webinar will be focused on “Reopening of schools safely: getting ready”, where recommendations of UN agencies (UNESCO, UNICEF, WHO) will be presented. The webinar will be held in Russian and it will be open for other interested countries.