COVID-19

Online education in times of Covid-19 – A challenging transition for European countries

22 juillet 2021 COVID-19

7 min

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted society deeply with a majority of european students facing the closing down of school and university. Students were left home for weeks, sometimes months, in uncertainty and confusion. Classes had to be followed behind a screen on a daily basis, sometimes for several hours in a day. Education institutions were left with no choice but to adapt and provide an immediate response to the situation. The rapid move to distance learning, the reorganization of evaluation processes, as well as the remote support of their students were among the unexpected challenges that these establishments had to deal with in a very short time.

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The impact of the pandemic on women

6 juillet 2021 COVID-19

7 min

It has been over a year since words like “lockdown”, “face masks” and “social distancing” entered our daily lives. Today, we are going through a multidimensional crisis which has spread through the European Union and the entire world with spillover effects on the economy, education and gender equality. Typically, crises are never gender neutral, and this pandemic is no exception….

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Vaccine diplomacy in the European Union

21 avril 2021 COVID-19

6 min

Vaccines against coronavirus offer hope after a year of fear and uncertainty. However, global demands far outstrip production capacity. The high demand has resulted in countries using the production of vaccines to advance their own interests and exploiting jabs to strengthen regional ties, whilst enhancing their own global status.

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