Journal Article

Collective impacts on a global education emergency: The power of network response

Published by
UNESCO-IBE
Authored by
Kate Moriarty
Published
Topic(s)
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Global Agendas - SDG, Education 2030, etc.
Human Rights and Children's Rights - Right to Education
Humanitarian Sectors - Education

The COVID-19 pandemic is an emergency of an exceptional scale, with major impacts on education globally and with signifcant new challenges for education in existing humanitarian contexts. This Viewpoint refects on the immediate challenges of continuing education in humanitarian contexts and on the experience of the Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) as a network supporting collective action of Education in Emergencies (EiE) practitioners globally. It also looks forward at INEE’s plans to support quality distance education and issues to consider on the reopening of schools. It concludes with refections on the needs and risks for EiE longer term.