COVID-19 and education in Asia and the Pacific: guidance note


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Author: Jagannathan, Shanti


This guidance note underscores the potential of education technology (EdTech) solutions in transforming learning, teaching, and training systems during and after the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, governments have been coping with and responding to the challenges posed by the closure of education institutions while guidelines from international agencies seek to address the disruptions and responses. Drawing from and reinforcing the key principles of these courses of action, the guidance note also provides suggestions and pointers that stakeholders...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Tertiary education; Higher education; Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training; Technology; Quality; Equity

Keywords: Education; Schooling; Online learning; Quality assurance; Access to education and training; Education and training system; Education and training reform; Institutional role; Transition from education and training to employment; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Asia; Oceania

Published: Manila, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, 2021

Physical description: x, 40 p.

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Also called: Coronavirus Disease 2019 and education in Asia and the Pacific: guidance note

ISBN: 9789292625795 (print); 9789292625801 (electronic); 9789292625818 (ebook)

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 143.431

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