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The information provided below was submitted as at 2020-05-30 19:14:11 by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology of South Sudan in responding to the AU Survey of Member States on Education Sector Response to COVID-19. The information is solely for experience sharing purposes and not to be used for other purposes without express permission of the African Union Commission.


Country South Sudan 
Ministry Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology
Education level handled by the Ministry Tertiary Education
Number of Schools in Tertiary 5
Does the Ministry have a COVID-19 response plan? No
 Percentage estimate of Schools Closed 90-100
Methods for the provision of Distance/Virtual Education None
Partners which are supporting the Ministry of Education to respond to COVID-19 UNESCO
Is there a plan for reopening schools? No
Is there a separate strategy/strategies for girls to catch up on their education due to the impact of COVID-19? No
Challenges that have been encountered by the Ministry while responding to COVID-19 Availability of Virtual Learning Technology Hardware and Infrastructure, Availability of Virtual Learning Software and learning platform, Internet Connectivity to support deployment Virtual Learning platforms, Technical capacity gaps for Virtual/Distance Education Support Personnel, Financing gaps
Date Submitted 2020-05-30


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