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More Insights on the IEPA/CGD COVID-19 study on School Closures

The Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA) and the Centre for Global Development (CGD) continue to explore the data for more insights in the study dubbed PREPARE on how COVID-19 impacted school closures. 

As discussed in previous blogs, COVID -19 pandemic had its toll on Ghana and in March 2020, just like other countries across the world, Ghana embarked on a nationwide closure of schools as part of measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Is GL-TV by the Ghana Education Service in response to COVID-19 Pandemic Effective?

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID -19 a pandemic as the virus raged through countries of the world. Ghana had two waves of COVID-19, first peaking in July 2020 and the second in February 2021. Currently, the country is experiencing a third wave with infection and death numbers rising by the day. 

IEPA - CGD Collaborates on Research on the Impact of COVID -19 on Schools in Ghana

The COVID-19 pandemic had its toll on the affairs of the global population thereby challenging the so-called normal way of doing things. Most impactful for us in education fraternity and champions of provision of social justice is that beginning from March 2020 there was historic closure of schools as part of measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Without doubt, just like many other countries across the world, Ghana’s education system and structures were impacted.

Student Movement has Contributed to Socio-Economic and Political Development-Prof. Oduro
The former Pro Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George K. T. Oduro has observed that the history of Ghana’s socio-economic and political development cannot be complete without reference to the contributions of the student movement.   
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