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Delivering Education at Home in African Member States Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic: Country Status Report
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Abidjan | 2020 | 49 p.
Corporate author: 
Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)

Since its emergence in late 2019, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has evolved into a pandemic, heavily affecting the lives of billions of people across the world with an anticipated huge impact on the global economy and Africa in particular. Education is one of the sectors heavily affected, with the closure of learning institutions in many African countries likely to negatively affect the education quality.
In order to obtain a clearer view of the status of learning during this period, and to better support countries in the immediate, short and long term, ADEA engaged some of the most affected African countries in March 2020 to map the national situation in the education sector. The foregoing is a synopsis of the feedback from Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tunisia, and Zambia in terms of national strategies, platforms and tools or applications, gaps and challenges, partner engagement, good practices and lessons learnt with some recommendations.


Resource Type: 
Policy and strategy materials
Case studies and research papers
Media and Information Literacy
Inclusive / Diversity
Sustainable development / Sustainability / Environmental
Transformative initiatives / Transformative pedagogies
Level of education: 
Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Primary education
Secondary education
Higher education
Lifelong learning
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
Non-formal education


Distance learning; Digital learning; Online learning; ICT; Covid-19; Pandemic; Africa