Impacts of COVID-19 on the Ethiopian Education System

Sci Insigt Edu Front, 2020; 6(1):569-578

10 Pages Posted: 15 Jun 2020

Date Written: June 13, 2020


The outbreak of COVID-19 at the end of 2019 lifted 2020 of the world in turmoil. Now, the world is absolutely in a unique environment. In all corners, today, the scientific world accompanies huge consequences from the novel coronavirus. The economic, social, educational, and political aspects of the world get into the abnormal conditions. This paper aimed to provide the current stance of Ethiopia’s poorly equipped educational system, by focusing on the impacts of the novel Coronavirus in the provision of education and the government measures to alleviate problems, obstacles, challenges, and opportunities to adapt current reality.

Keywords: Ethiopia; COVID-19; School Closure; Pandemic; Education​

Suggested Citation

Mengistie, Tilahun Adamu, Impacts of COVID-19 on the Ethiopian Education System (June 13, 2020). Sci Insigt Edu Front, 2020; 6(1):569-578, Available at SSRN: or

Tilahun Adamu Mengistie (Contact Author)

University of Gondar ( email )

Gondar, Amhar 196

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