Quality Education in A COVID-19 Era: Formative Assessment Challenges and Worries of E-Learning

Blessing Onuora-Oguno*


Globally, educational systems have been affected by the corona virus, resulting in school closures in all the affected countries. By March 28th, 2020, it was estimated that over 1.7 billion students were out of school. According to UNESCO monitoring, over 100 countries have implemented nationwide closures, impacting nearly 90% of the world's student population. The worldwide closure of schools has led many schools to introduce the e-learning platform. The worst hit in these categories are women and especially the girl-child who are more susceptible to losing out on education due to poverty, early child marriage, sexual abuse and domestic violence. In the ensuing discussion, I intend to assess the possible disadvantages of E-learning that defeat