Africa and COVID-19 Webinar Series: COVID-19’s Impact on Education in Africa


Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am


Virtual Event - Details Below

July 1st - COVID-19’s Impact on Education in Africa

 July 1 Poster

The panel discussion will cover the immediate impact of school shutdowns including impacts to learners and teachers; ii) expanding the learning ecosystem and digital teaching platforms; and iii) the return to school and balancing educational needs and public health.

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The Harvard University Center for African Studies in partnership with the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is hosting a series of webinars on the topic of COVID-19 and Africa. Held each Wednesday for one hour from 10am EST, CAS’ Africa and COVID-19 Webinar Series will bring together the private sector, policy makers, academics, and practitioners for a series of conversations across health, technology, and economy, among others. Please check  our COVID-19 Resources page for upcoming webinars and recordings of previous webinars. Join our weekly newsletter to receive updated information.

7:00AM PDT (California)
10:00AM EDT (Boston/New York)
3:00PM WAT (Nigeria/UK)
4:00PM CAT (South Africa)
5:00PM EAT (Ethiopia/Kenya) 

ORGANIZERS: Harvard Center for African Studies & Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention