Conference on Covid-19 Emerging Ethical Issues in Higher Education: Experiences, Challenges, Solutions

Globethics.net East Africa programme in collaboration with The Catholic University of Eastern Africa: Centre for Social Justice and Ethics is organising an online conference under the theme "COVID-19 Emerging Ethical Issues in Higher Education: Experiences, Challenges, Solutions." It is hoped that this conference will attract a wide participation from lecturers, researchers, students, ethicists and professionals in all disciplines. The conference will take place from 11 - 13 May 2021.

Call for papers

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected numerous spheres of human and social life of the people globally. These include health, education, employment, economy etc. The consequences of the pandemic have been enormous and it continues to affect global education. UNESCO cited by Education International (2020) noted that at the height of the pandemic, schools, universities, and other learning institutions were closed in more than 190 countries, disrupting the education of 1.6 billion students with hundreds of millions of children and youth unable to continue their learning. Several emerging issues have come to fore with the return to school. It is hoped that this conference will attract a wide participation from all disciplines. Participants may write on, but not limited to the following sub-themes:

1. Leadership/Administration/Management
2. Education Planning and Curriculum Implementation
3. Gender and Education
4. Education Financing
5. Ethics and Research
6. Teaching and Learning
7. Science, Technology and Innovation
8. Student Recruitment
9. International Studentship
10. Psychosocial Support and Education
11. Human Relationships
12. Education and Employment
13. Medical Ethics/Health Issues and Education
14. Economic Sustainability
15. Media and Education
16. Politics and Education
17. Religion and Moral Formation
18. Environment and Education
19. Law and Human Rights

Important dates

Deadlines for submission of abstracts: 2 April 2021

Communication on abstracts: 10 April 2021

Deadline for submission of full paper: 3 May 2021


Abstract Submission
Lecturers, researchers, students, ethicists and professionals who wish to participate and/or submit papers for presentation during the conference are requested to use: globethics@cuea.edu, and kindly mark your email subject as follows - Globethics.net Conference May 2021.

Please click here for more detailed information on the call for papers.