Education for Emergencies – Round Table

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Welcome to discuss the role of education in responding to different emergencies in the world and how inequalities can be addressed in everyday practices and through pedagogical leadership 12 and 13 May, 10:00–12:30.


12 May 2022, 10:00–12:30 EET (online)

Presentation 1

“Covid-19 and Emergency Education Strategies in University of Ghana: Students’ Challenges With Emergency Remote Learning” by Ernest Ampadu, Associate Professor (Ghana)

Presentation 2

“Recounting the Cost of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Higher Education Students Speak!” by Molebogeng “Dongo” Segole, Senior Lecturer (South-Africa)

Presentation 3

“Education for Emergencies (E4E) With Chinese Characteristics: Multifaceted Support in Minzu Areas Under the Covid-19 Crisis” by Mei Yuan, Associate Professor (China)

Presentation 4

“Peacetime Education” by Kamala V. Mukunda, Teacher, PhD in Educational Psychology (India)

13 May 2022 10:00–12:30 EET (online)

Pedagogical Leadership During the Times of Emergencies – Round Table

Welcome to discuss the important role of culturally relevant (and) pedagogical leadership in addressing the inequalities in education—local and global perspectives.

Opening Dialogue

“Educational Leadership vs. Pedagogical Leadership During the Times of Emergencies” by Mikael Risku and Marc Perkins (University of Jyväskylä)

International Guest Speakers

  • Poonam Patra (India)
  • Carolyn Streets (US)
  • Ramdas Bhaskaran (India)

Members of our network

We are a network of dedicated scholars and practitioners, who work jointly with our partners to co-create research-based solutions for local needs.

Together, we can spark cycles of learning for better education. 

Project coordinators

GINTL Finnish higher education institutions