Launch of JEiE’s Special Issue on Education in Pandemics

Organized by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE)
20 December 2022, 3:00pm - 4:30pm (UTC)
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Research and Evidence

The Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE) and INEE are pleased to invite you to join us for a webinar to celebrate the publication of JEiE Volume 8, Number 3 - Special Issue on Education in Pandemics!

[Webinar] Launch of JEiE’s Special Issue on Education in Pandemics!

20 December 2022, 3-4:3pm UTC (time zone converter)

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N.B. This web event will be conducted in English with closed captioning in English.

This event marks the launch of the Journal on Education in Emergencies Special Issue on Education in Pandemics which provides empirical research on students’, parents’, and teachers’ experience of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Nigeria, and Syria, and offers lessons for preparing for future disruptions to schooling from fieldwork in Honduras, Lebanon, the United States, and elsewhere.


  • 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, Education.org

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, presenting “Educating during a Health Emergency: An Integrative Review of the Literature from 1990 to 2020” 
  • Jean-Benoît Falisse, Senior Lecturer at University of Edinburgh, presenting “La Mise en Œuvre de la Gratuité de l’Enseignement Primaire en Contexte de Crise : COVID-19 et Réforme de l’Enseignement au Sud Kivu, République Démocratique du Congo” 
  • Su Lyn Corcoran, Research Associate at Manchester Metropolitan University and the Enabling Education Network, presenting “Home Learning for Children in Low-Income Contexts during a Pandemic: An Analysis of 2020 Survey Results from Syria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo” 
  • Hannah Hoechner, Associate Professor at University of East Anglia, presenting “Scapegoating the Usual Suspects? Pandemic Control and the Securitization of Qur’anic Education in Northern Nigeria” 
  • Philip Leonard, Uganda Country Director at Laterite, presenting “School Leaders’ and Teachers’ Preparedness to Support Education in Rwanda during the COVID-19 Emergency” 
  • Gustavo Páyan-Luna, Chief of Party at Partners of the Americas, presenting “Improving Social-Emotional Health: Expansion of Teacher and Student Wellbeing during the COVID-19 Crisis in Honduras” 
  • Michèle Boujikian, Research and Evaluation Consultant, presenting “The Sandbox Model: A Novel Approach to Iterating while Implementing an Emergency Education Program in Lebanon during the COVID-19 Pandemic”
  • Carmen Sherry Brown, Associate Professor at Hunter College, presenting “Remote Family Engagement through Virtual Tutoring: An Emergency Response to Support Children, Families, and Students”
  • Leena Zahir, Senior Education Specialist at Education Above All Foundation, presenting “Project-Based Learning as an Innovative COVID-19 Response”  
  • Fatimah Ali, PhD Candidate at the University of Maryland, presenting “The 2020 Pandemic in South Sudan: An Exploration of Teenage Mothers’ and Pregnant Adolescent Girls’ Resilience and Educational Continuity” 

If you have any questions about the web event, contact journal@inee.org