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Africa should rethink its offerings in education if it is to survive disruptions occasioned by disasters or pandemics like the covid-19.

With the changing landscape in education globally, experts in Africa are pushing for more virtual learning to cushion against pandemics.

The experts say that the continent must develop new education models featuring well-resourced virtual teaching and learning schemes to insulate it against disruptions due to disasters such as the covid-19 pandemic.

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At a webinar hosted by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), the panellists who included Ministers of Education called for a new approach to the professional development of teachers to enable them to embrace the new digital delivery model.

The jointly organized webinar by ADEA and the African Development Bank Group also discussed the challenges and best practices of remote learning following the COVID-19 crisis …