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Lessons Learned about Remote Learning from Liberia’s Ebola Crisis

By Lisa Hartenberger-Toby Today’s coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has parallels with West Africa’s Ebola outbreak six years ago. In both instances, the virus spread from isolated cases to thousands, resulting in quarantines and shutdowns of public gatherings and schools. EDC is one of several organizations now partnering with the Liberian Ministry of Education to rapidly produce and …

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School in Paynesville, Greater Monrovia, expels Kindergarten

I was baffled. The administration of the TYNECEPLOH Education Foundation, which runs a school in Paynesville, in Greater Monrovia,  asked the parents of a six-year-old kindergarten pupil to stop sending her to the school. The reason? The child’s alleged involvement in witchcraft activities. My initial reaction was, and to a certain extent still is one …

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