Fresh cases of infection have started rising in the country, with over 3,000 cases being reported daily during the course of the week. Cases had substantially reduced in September, prompting educational institutions to reopen
Schools were opened up in phases in September and October, months after they were shut down in mid-March. The State’s governor has warned of a tremendous spike in the coming weeks
The inability of governments and institutional authorities to provide safety to students amid the new spike in COVID-19 cases in Europe has put their future at stake. The student community has once again hit the streets demanding safety and resources
The coronavirus pandemic forced schools to shut abruptly, exposing the huge inequality between impoverished and privileged pupils as learning moved online and schoolgirls faced exploitation.
Haitian trade unions protested outside the Education Ministry to denounce the irresponsibility with which Minister Pierre Josué Agénor Cadet decided to reopen the school activities in the country.
Trade unions representing teachers and support staff from 35 school districts undertook the protest against the push to reopen in-person classes. Unions have argued that in-person classes could pose a risk to public health
The Educators Union of South Africa is seeking the resignation of education minister Angelina Motshekga following the spike in COVID-19 cases after schools reopened. The unions had warned against reopening schools