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Quality education for all
How digital learning is changing the future of education

Lindsay Denton – Digital Dot New York – talks about how the unprecedented digital interconnectedness we now enjoy facilitates new, innovative learning.

Quality education for all
Increased emphasis on blended learning could be one positive to come from the COVID-19 crisis

Dr Paul Armstrong – The Manchester Institute for Education, University of Manchester – talks about how a greater focus on home learning should provide people from all backgrounds with improved foundations for learning inside and outside of school.

Fairer society
A new deal for women

Marcia Texler Segal & Vasilikie (Vicky) Demos – discuss how the pandemic has revealed a number of gaps in the social structure, and a new deal, or social policy, is called for.

Fairer society
Work, family, and women’s rights during the pandemic

Chika Shinohara, St. Andrew’s University, Osaka, Japan – talks about the fact that, despite being time-poor and sleep-deprived, women have been standing up for their rights during the pandemic.

Fairer society
Women in academia & the COVID-19 pandemic: challenges, opportunities & what comes next

Seham Ghalwash – Research Manager at the School of Business at the American University in Cairo (AUC) – talks about finding opportunity in times of hardship.

Fairer society
Women entrepreneurs and networking during COVID-19

COVID-19 has, for the most part, resulted in the cancellation of traditional face-to-face, large-scale networking events, with an immediate transfer to virtual/digital platforms. This could be particularly detrimental to women entrepreneurs and the networks they have established.

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