Launch of JEiE’s Special Issue on Education in Pandemics

This event marked the launch of the JEiE Volume 8, Number 3 - Special Issue on Education in Pandemics, which offers empirical observations of the effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on students, parents, and teachers in conflict and crisis-affected contexts. The webinar outlined research and evidence in support of approaches that strengthen preparedness and mitigate against adverse child protection and learning outcomes from future school closures, including those instigated by public health emergencies.

Webinar Recording


  • Nathan Thompson, Senior Managing Editor, Journal on Education in Emergencies, New York University

Introductory Remarks:

  • Dana Burde, Editor-in-Chief, Journal on Education in Emergencies & Associate Professor and Director, International Education, New York University

Welcome Message:

  • Dieuwerke Luiten, Global Grant Manager, Porticus
  • Evelyn Jepkemei, Senior Education Officer,

Opening Statement:

  • Emily Dunlop, Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University
  • Mark Ginsburg, Visiting Senior Research Scholar, University of Maryland


    •  Kathlyn E. Elliott, PhD Candidate at Drexel University
    •  Jean-Benoît Falisse, Senior Lecturer at University of Edinburgh
    • Su Lyn Corcoran, Research Associate 
    • Hannah Hoechner, Associate Professor at University of East Anglia
    • Fatimah Ali, PhD Candidate at the University of Maryland
    • Philip Leonard, Uganda Country Director at Laterite
    • Gustavo Páyan-Luna, Chief of Party at Partners of the Americas
    • Michèle Boujikian, Research and Evaluation Consultant
    • Carmen Sherry Brown, Associate Professor at Hunter College
    • Leena Zahir, Senior Education Specialist at Education Above All Foundation  

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    Información sobre el recurso

    Tipo de recurso

    INEE Webinar


    Publicado por

    Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE), Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE)


    Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    Research and Evidence