The State University of New York (SUNY) at Oneonta announced the abrupt resignation of its president only weeks after it experienced the most severe coronavirus outbreak of any public university in the state.
Businessman Harsh Goenka has shared a tweet of appreciation for a Jharkhand school where teachers have found a creative way to teach 200 students while maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to news agency ANI, government school teachers in Dumka's Dumarthar village have painted blackboards on the walls of houses so students without access to smartphones can attend classes too.
Iranian students along with students from other countries, who are set to study in Germany, launched a hashtag on Twitter, demanding from the European country’s embassies resume student visa application processing.
Can't be at a big life event because of the coronavirus? Send in the robots. These Japanese university students refused to let the coronavirus lockdowns get in the way of celebrating their graduation ceremony.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) says the new coronavirus outbreak has deprived nearly 300 million students of their schooling, as the highly-contagious disease has so far infected more than 95,000 people worldwide.
As the virus spread, other countries have also implemented extraordinary measures, with UNESCO saying Wednesday that 13 countries have closed schools, affecting 290.5 million children, while nine others have implemented localised closures.