DRR-Edu series: "Covid-19 and Higher Education - Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation"


The Asian Institute of Technology will be hosting a Webinar on Disaster Risk Reduction Education Series (DRR-Edu Series), with the theme "Covid-19 and Higher Education - impacts, mitigation and adaptation" on Tuesday, 25th May 2021 at 14:00-15:30 Thailand Time (12.30 – 14.00 India Time|16.00 – 17.30 Japan Time). This event is one of webinar series conducted collaboratively between the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand; Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia; Keio University, Japan; Miyagi University of Education, Japan; Andalas University, Indonesia; under ProSPER.net consortium.

The Education sector especially the Higher Education has been facing an unprecedented challenge due to the Covid-19 pandemic. There are various issues which need more attention in terms of understanding impacts, mitigation measures by the organizations, local and national governments. The Sessions of the Webinar will present perspectives from the various economy of the region and focus on the impacts, mitigation and adaptation to the Higher Education impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bangabandhu Chair Professor Joyashree Roy will be speaking on "How Covid-19 triggered new research focus and what have we learnt: insights for climate action" during the event.



Registration is FREE. Kindly Register here: https://bit.ly/2SVXGPP


Source: Asian Institute of Technology