Covid19 Europe 

School Reopenings in Denmark Did Not Worsen COVID-19 Spread, Data Show – Foundation for Economic Education

The school reopenings in Denmark did not lead to an increase in the spread of COVID-19. Sending children back to schools and day care centers in Denmark, the first country in Europe to do so, did not lead to an increase in coronavirus infections, according to official data, confirming similar findings from Finland on Thursday. As nations around the world seek to end the restrictive lockdowns designed to curb the spread of COVID-19, many expressed worry that reopening schools could result in a surge of coronavirus cases. That did not…

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Education Startups 

Nigerian Startup, SabiTeach Partners UK’s LearnCube To Foster Virtual Learning In Africa

SabiTeach, a Nigerian edtech startup notable as a tutoring marketplace that assists learners to find and connect to trained and better tutors for both online and in-person learning engagement has recently partnered with LearnCube. The partnership is to foster virtual learning in Africa. LearnCube is a UK based online classroom designed for teaching, tutoring, and training. Its online school software is equipped with a high-definition virtual classroom, a cloud-based Course Builder with unlimited course creation. Coupled with content upload capacity, this is Africa’s first custom branding enabled software for educational…

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Education Healthcare Technology 

What pharmacy students in Ethiopia can do with supply chain education

What might pharmacy students at Addis Ababa University learn from an MIT supply chain course? The answer is quite a lot. Research Scientist Alex Rothkopf of the MIT Humanitarian Supply Chain Lab recently taught a blended course to the Addis Ababa University (AAU) School of Pharmacy in Ethiopia. “I’ve never taught pharmaceutical students,” he says. “They’re used to a different way of learning.” Learning about analytics in global health supply chains The entire course, adapted from the MicroMasters Program in Supply Chain Management and with support from John Snow Inc.,…

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