Date: 28 January, 2021 Time: 1:30 PM GMT to 3:00 PM GMT
The "One Health Knowledge Café" is one of the chosen projects of the One Health Funds 2020. It is a collaborative effort of more than 11 individuals representing the partners and alumni of the Center for International Health ( CIHLMU ) from Asia, Africa, Europe, South America and North America. The project aims to enhance the academic network of CIHLMU experts, partners, alumni and students by organizing monthly virtual webinars, sharing sessions and offering an online course. After the successful completion of first phase of One Health Knowledge Café webinar series in 2020, One Health Knowledge Café continued with the second phase in 2021. The first webinar of the second phase webinar series was organized in January 28, 2021 (Thursday) at 1:30 PM GMT.
It is evident that COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented crisis in all the areas, and education sector is not an exception. Education has suffered a large impact due to the biosafety risks derived from teaching, the huge communities involved in the academic life and the inequality of the educational process. From Asia to Europe, Africa and America the academic community has been coping with the situation with creativity, technology and new developments in learning. In this webinar, the experts highlighted on the challenges and responses to the effects of COVID-19 in teaching and learning processes. The major areas covered in the webinar were:
- Chances and Challenges in Teaching University Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Ethiopian Experience)
- Inclusions in the times of COVID-19
- Universidad del Rosario in the times of Transformation
- Educational Approaches in context of COVID-19: An Indian Prospective
Approximately 69 participants from more than 15 countries worldwide had joined the webinar. The webinar lasted for 1 hour and 30 minutes and ended up really well.
For additional information please also find the article "Educational challenges in the time of Covid. A systemic view" by Dr. Luiz André Dos S. Gomes.