ACDP 2nd Panel on Impact of Covid-19 on education in Syria and Lessons Learned from Other Countries

 ACDP 2nd Panel on Impact of Covid-19 on education in Syria and Lessons Learned from Other Countries

Saturday June 27, 2020

Speakers:

  • Dina Beluiji, Queen’s University Belfast, Ireland.

Interested in higher education research around academics and the changes that academics can bring for social justice in universities

  • Tom Parkinson, University of Kent, UK

Personal research focuses on academic development: how to support professional development for academics working in higher education and how it affects the culture of teaching and learning within institutions and within countries and globally.

  • Diya Alkalesh, vice rector of Aleppo University in Liberated Areas, Syria

Holds a PhD in Arabic Literature from University of Damascus. Interested in education-related research and submitted a research on challenges facing Syrian students to the International Conference for Syrian Education held in Istanbul in 2017.

  • Adavie Shaar, Aleppo University, Syria

English language tutor; holds a master’s degree from Aleppo University, where she was a lecturer at the Faculty of Education and a teacher at the Higher Institute for Languages.

Moderator:       Dr. Shaher Abdulateef, ACPD

 

Summary:

Through valuable inputs from expert Syrian and UK academics, this panel discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the educational process on various levels: students, lecturers, families, and the academic community. The emerging challenges and subsequent responses, as well as opportunities are identified throughout the discussion, with a focus on higher education sector.

The full panel is available via our Youtube channel

 

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