Vocational schools teach practical skills and enroll many disadvantaged students—a combination that’s difficult to adapt to online learning.
Online course providers like Coursera and edX have seen a spike in demand for their courses from institutions in the Middle East and North Africa since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Covid-19 has largely heightened the inequality that disabled students already face, although for a small proportion of students, it has moved education to their homes and let them study more at their own pace.
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The intensifying Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip and the lockdowns due to Covid-19 are driving impoverished, discouraged students to abandon higher education.
Harnessing the power and ubiquity of mobile phones could help Yemen make online learning available to more students, an educator argues, but the idea needs more study first.
Catastrophic Nile floods cause yet another disruption for Sudan’s schools and universities, already beset by coronavirus shutdowns and a year lost to political upheaval.
The novel coronavirus increased the burdens on students and universities in Somalia, where a wave of crises had already made it difficult for some to continue their studies.
Four reasons you should join the online-teaching movement and spend some time this summer polishing your digital skills.