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The information provided below was submitted as at 2020-05-31 01:54:58 by the Ministère des Enseignements Secondaires of Niger 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 Niger
Ministry Ministère des Enseignements Secondaires
Education level handled by the Ministry Secondary
Number of Schools in Secondary 1251
Does the Ministry have a COVID-19 response plan? Yes 
Objectives and Priorities of the COVID-19 response plan Maintenir le niveau des élèves
Assurer la continuité pédagogique
Elaborer des supports didactiques sur les chapitres non traités
 Percentage estimate of Schools Closed 90-100
 Percentage estimate of Schools Offering Distance/Virtual Education 0-9
 Percentage estimate of Students who are currently receiving Virtual/Distance Education 0-9
Methods for the provision of Distance/Virtual Education Interaction through WhatsApp/Telegram or other social messaging applications between students and teachers
Specific Innovations which are being implemented L'éducation par le numérique à travers l'intoduction des TIC dans les méthodes pédagogiques
Partners which are supporting the Ministry of Education to respond to COVID-19 AfDB, ADEA, Association of African Universities (AAU), EU, GPE, Plan International, UNESCO, UNICEF, USAID, World Bank, WFP
Is there a plan for reopening schools? Yes
Does the reopening plan include a back to School campaign? Yes
Does the reopening plan include catch-up strategies for the school calendar and or curriculum? Yes
Objectives and priorities of the plan to reopen Schools Prolongation du temps scolaire
Gestion rationnelle du temps scolaire
Appui en supports didactiques pour les enseignants et les élèves sur la partie restante du programme
Is there a separate strategy/strategies for girls to catch up on their education due to the impact of COVID-19? Yes
Challenges that have been encountered by the Ministry while responding to COVID-19 Financing gaps
Date Submitted 31-05-2020


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