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Education News March 2020

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Below are articles discovered for March, covering China, India, and Southeast Asia, as well as articles covering long-tail markets.


The coronavirus exposes the digital divide New York Times

How a top Chinese university is responding to coronavirus We Forum

Growth of China’s online education industry spurs new regulations China Briefing

School is back in session for some in China Thats Mag

Will others follow China’s switch on academic publishing? University World News


Entire education system halted Times of India

Is the coronavirus outbreak leading to new a educational revolution in India? India Today

Coronavirus in India: Andhra govt shuts educational institutes, places of mass gatherings India Today

Can coronavirus do for edtech what demonetisation did for digital payments in India? Quartz

Indian student creates sanitiser robot in Dubai India Today

Southeast Asia

Malaysia – Higher Education Ministry gives go-ahead for e-learning Malay Mail

Amidst COVID-19’s spread, hope for education innovation glimmers in Vietnam Forbes

Thailand’s poverty on the rise amid slowing economic growth Modern Diplomacy

Cambodia – Students retreat online as schools closed nationwide Khmer Times

Indonesia – Widodo imposes lockdown on Indonesian schools, universities UCA News

Long-tail Markets

Turkey ready for distance education Anadolu Agency

Russia aims to revive science after era of stagnation

UAE rolls out remote learning system The Arab Weekly

South Korea eyes further delay to new school year as virus cases continue Kyodo News

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