Policy Brief on Successful Responses in Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from Seven countries in Africa

This policy brief presents policy messages based on selected initiatives that countries in Africa implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic to support the operations of educational systems. The initiatives include teacher training and school reopening as well as the well-being of learners, focusing on nutrition, support for displaced persons, psychosocial support, and support against sexual and gender-based violence. The brief will provide stakeholders in ministries of education, ministries of planning, and education curriculum experts at the national and sub-national levels with information on how to prepare for future crises and build resilient educational systems. The qualitative case studies research was done in seven African countries – Burkina Faso, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, and Nigeria – as part of the Observatory project.

Read the Full Report of Case Studies on Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa’s Educational Systems