Survey findings: Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, how is Africa’s higher education sector faring? Latest research from the Africa portal where you can find more papers and reports from African universities. There is a specialist research library for COVID related materials.
Women and girls left behind: Glaring gaps in pandemic responses This publication contains and analyses the outcomes of Rapid Gender Assessment surveys (RGAs) on the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in 45 countries, produced by UN Women in partnership with national statistical offices, governmental entities, international partners, or private sector. The report confirmed uneven pandemic impacts […]
An international digital project led by Dr Sria Chatterjee and made possible by a grant from DARIAH EU and support from the Institute of Experimental Design and Media, FHNW. Princeton Center for Digital Humanities is a project partner. It is interdisciplinary and seeks to curate visualisations which spotlight on inequality. Topics include: how Covid policies effect […]
The World Happiness Report is a survey of the state of global happiness that ranks over 150 countries by how happy their citizens feel themselves to be. Read reports and download the data on the website. The blog discusses the impact of Covid-19. OECD also has a Better life index which examines objective and subjective feelings of […]
The latest annual report from Freedom House which maps trends in democracy worldwide. This year it has materials on the impact of the pandemic on democracy. There are country files, rankings and regional reports which can all be downloaded from the website where the full range of earlier reports and methodology can also be viewed.
The Ivy Plus web archive is creating a record of the evolution of Covid-19’s social impact since March 2020 by preserving snapshots of key websites from areas of the global south these include: Sites published by NGOs that focus on public health, humanitarian relief, education, etc. Sites published by artists. local regional language news sources. Blogs and […]
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A new report from the The Office for Students’ considering usage of online technology for teaching and learning during the pandemic and its future . The website has the full text of the report plus a video of its launch. A response from David Kernohan of WonkHE .
Information on issues faced by British disabled students during the pandemic; information on the support received and the challenges ahead.