• Haein Shin

Event: Reaching the Hardest to Reach with Education Technology During COVID

Updated: Oct 11

Reaching the Hardest to Reach with Education Technology During COVID Co-Sponsored by The Center for Sustainable Development (CSD), Earth Institute, Columbia University & South Asia Special Interest Group (SIG) at the Comparative International Education Society (CIES).


Education has been disrupted during the COVID19 pandemic. Millions of children have trying different models of learning remotely with the help of parents, teachers, extended families and others. What have we learned so far from the ground? What has worked and what needs to be improved?


This panel will look at the Kerala model from India and learn from the governmental and NGO actions on the ground. Join us in discussing education in the COVID19 times with concrete examples from Kerala on the use of technology to ensure learning continuity.

Let us also learn the lessons for sustainable development and what we can infuse in the education systems to build back better.


Our esteemed panelists:

  • Anvar Sadath, CEO, Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education, Government of Kerala

  • Professor V.K. Damodaran, President Vakkom Moulavi Foundation Trust and Member, Governing Board and Executive Committee Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment

  • Sajitha Bashir, Adviser, Office of the Global Director for Education, World Bank

Remarks

  • Tania Saeed, Assistant Professor-Tenure, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, LUMS University, Pakistan

  • Yanis Ben Amor, Executive Director of Center for Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University

Moderators

  • Radhika Iyengar, Director Education of Center for Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University. Chair of the Environmental and Sustainability Special Interest Group at CIES

  • Haein Shin, Education Technical Adviser, Center for Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University


Please see below documents and links shared by our speakers:


Facing Forward : Schooling for Learning in Africa. By Bashir, Sajitha; Lockheed, Marlaine; Ninan, Elizabeth; Tan, Jee-Peng.   World Bank regional flagship

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/29377?CID=EDU_TT_Education_EN_EXT


TV Based Learning in Bangladesh : Is it Reaching Students?

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/34138

Status Report – Government and Private Schools During COVID-19, India.  By Oxfam

https://www.oxfamindia.org/sites/default/files/2020-09/Status%20report%20Government%20and%20private%20schools%20during%20COVID%20-%2019.pdf

Survey on National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures  - UNESCO-  UNICEF- World Bank

https://datacatalog.worldbank.org/dataset/survey-national-education-responses-covid-19-school-closures


The effect of school closures on standardized student test outcomes.    Study about Belgium schools during COVID

https://feb.kuleuven.be/research/economics/ces/documents/DPS/2020/dps2017.pdf


Vakkom Moulavi Foundation Trust website

www.vmft.org


Comparative and International Education Society (CIES)

https://www.cies.us/


South Asia Special Interest Group of CIES

http://sigs.cies.us/southasia/


Center for Sustainable Development

https://csd.columbia.edu/


A PSM in Kerala
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VKD CUNY R4
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