Field Note: The Impact of COVID-19 on Connected Learning: Unveiling the Potential and the Limits of Distance Education in Dadaab Refugee Camp

Over the last decade, York University, through the Borderless Higher Education for Refugees Project, has provided higher education in situ to refugee and local teachers in Dadaab, Kenya, one of the world’s largest and longest standing refugee camps. In 2020, COVID-19 aggravated the insecurity and marginalization already present in Dadaab, which had profound effects on the education infrastructure and tested the university’s capacity to continue to offer equitable and quality education. In this field note, we explore and reflexively capture the innovative responses to the complex challenges encountered during the COVID-19 pandemic, and unpack the limits and the potential of distance education in Dadaab.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33682/vn08-huu2

معلومات عن المصدر

نوع المورد

Journal Article

منشور

نشره

Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE)

ألّفه

HaEun Kim, Mirco Stella, and Kassahun Hiticha

الموضوعات

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Levels of Learning - Tertiary Education
Refugees

المنطقه الجغرافيه التي تهمكم اوتعملون بها

Kenya
United Kingdom