Never Waste a Good Crisis' (Machiavelli)

  • Shama Mashhood Karachi Medical and Dental College
Keywords: COVID 19, UNESCO, pandemic


Impact of pandemic COVID 19 affected the whole world especially the educational institutions suffered a lot1. UNESCO has reported that 'more than 1.5 billion students and youth across the planet are or have been affected by school and university closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic'2. The crises have highlighted the fragility of the educational system1. The crisis creates not only challenges but opportunities and innovations as well. The whole world has learnt different lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic. To manage the educational crisis contingency plan should be designed with smart objectives, develop a system of evaluation,
remain in continuous communication with internal and external stakeholders by quick response feedback and set timelines. This will help out in the early detection of loopholes and resolution of issues.