How to ensure everyone can continue learning amid the coronavirus situation

Connected education: resources, considerations & guidance


Kenya. Mary standing outside school holding a tablet

(c) UNHCR/Hannah Maule-ffinch


With more than 1.5 billion children and youth impacted by COVID-19 related school closures, there has been a push to explore online and digital resources to promote continuity via virtual learning.

UNHCR has contributed to these efforts by identifying resources that can support virtual learning, but we also recognize the limitations of this approach. There are thousands of resources online, and sorting through these materials can exhaust even the most talented and informed teachers.

UNHCR also acknowledges that digital resources are most effective when aligned to a curriculum and locally contextualized.

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