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Regional Virtual Meeting for Anglophone sub-Saharan Africa

When: Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:00 - Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 13:30
  • International Task Force on Teachers for Education 2030
  • UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA)

COVID-19 education crisis - Supporting teachers on school reopening strategies and distance education


The Teacher Task Force Secretariat (TTF) is organizing a virtual regional meeting in collaboration with the UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA) on 28 May 2020, at 14.00 (Addis time/GMT+3hrs).

The aim of the session will be to bring together countries and relevant regional stakeholders to discuss the challenges, needs, opportunities and potential solutions related to teachers to inform coherent national and regional responses to support teachers, the teaching profession and  identify solutions to mitigate help teachers adapt to their changing roles during and after the global COVID-19 crisis.

In particular, the objectives of the meeting are:

  • to understand the challenges faced by countries in addressing issues related to teachers and teaching while designing education responses to COVID-19;
  • to share potential practices to support teachers, including training and psycho-social support;
  • to highlight challenges and opportunities in the reopening of schools.

This meeting is part of a series of several regional virtual meetings with national and regional education stakeholders to inform responses related to teachers, nationally, regionally and globally. Attached with this message you will find a concept note for the meeting which will be conducted online using a webinar platform.

 Meeting recording



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