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Global Education Policy Network (GEPN)

Global Education Policy Network (GEPN) is a global initiative sponsored by Prince Sultan University (Saudi Arabia) and The State University of New York at Buffalo (United States).

In the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, GEPN aims to bring together leading global researchers and experts from across the globe to inform data driven policies in education.

Particularly, GEPN will provide policy guidance for educational institutions, governments and international organizations.

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON EDUCATION


Over 1.5 billion learners in 165 countries are affected by COVID-19 school closures. As of March 30, over 166 countries have implemented nationwide closures, impacting over 87% of world’s student population, 1.52 billion students. In addition, nearly 60.2 million teachers are no longer in the classroom.


Global Monitoring of school closures caused by COVID-19

Source: UNESCO, 2020

Global Distinguished Experts

Dr. Abdelhafeez Bin Mohamed Feda, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Abdelhafeez Bin Mohamed Feda

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Professor A. Scott Weber, The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States

Professor A. Scott Weber

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States
Dr. Mohammad Nurunnabi, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Mohammad Nurunnabi SFHEA, FRSA, FAIA(Acad), CMA, CMBE

Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Professor Janina Brutt-Griffler, The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States

Professor Janina Brutt-Griffler

The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States
Dr. Zuzana Kova?i?ová, Vice-Rector, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

Dr. Zuzana Kova?i?ová

Vice-Rector, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
Professor Yusra Mouzughi, Vice-Chancellor, Muscat University, Oman

Professor Yusra Mouzughi

Vice-Chancellor, Muscat University, Oman
Professor Ahmed El-Masry, Coventry University, United Kingdom

Professor Ahmed El-Masry

Coventry University, United Kingdom
Dr. Julie Furst-Bowe, Academic Vice President, Chippewa Valley Technical College, United States

Dr. Julie Furst-Bowe

Academic Vice President, Chippewa Valley Technical College, United States
Dr. Christine T. Kroll, The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States

Dr. Christine T. Kroll

The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States
Dr. Carol Van Zile-Tamsen, The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States

Dr. Carol Van Zile-Tamsen

The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States
Dr. Dalal AlDeghaither, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Dalal AlDeghaither

King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia
Professor Anna Pilková, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

Professor Anna Pilková

Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
Dr. Heba Khoshaim, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Heba Khoshaim

Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Charlotte Holland, Dublin City University, Ireland

Dr. Charlotte Holland

Dublin City University, Ireland
Dr. Maysaa Alqurashi, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Maysaa Alqurashi

Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Seok Shin, Kyungpook National University Daegu, South Korea

Dr. Seok Shin

Kyungpook National University Daegu, South Korea
Dr. Delia Deliu, West University of Timisoara, Romania

Dr. Delia Deliu

West University of Timisoara, Romania
Dr. Amira Kaddour, University of Carthage Tunisia

Dr. Amira Kaddour

University of Carthage Tunisia
Dr. Ashwin Fernandes, Regional Director – MENA & South Asia, QS Quacquarelli Symonds

Dr. Ashwin Fernandes

Regional Director – MENA & South Asia, QS Quacquarelli Symonds
Dr. Sumi Kim, The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States

Dr. Sumi Kim

The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States
Dr. Karuthan A/L Chinna, Taylor's University, Malaysia

Dr. Karuthan A/L Chinna

Taylor's University, Malaysia
Dr. Gul Baloch, Taylor's University, Malaysia

Dr. Gul Baloch

Taylor's University, Malaysia
Dr. Sheela Sundarasen, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Sheela Sundarasen

Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Mr. Syed Far Abid Hossain, International University of Business Agriculture and Technology, Bangladesh

Mr. Syed Far Abid Hossain

International University of Business Agriculture and Technology, Bangladesh
Ms. Xu Shan, Xi 'an Jiaotong University, China

Ms. Xu Shan

Xi 'an Jiaotong University, China
Dr. Jeffrey Wilson, University of Waterloo, Canada

Dr. Jeffrey Wilson

University of Waterloo, Canada
Dr. Rahmatina Kasri, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia

Dr. Rahmatina Kasri

Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Dr. Usama Awan, LUT University, Finland

Dr. Usama Awan

LUT University, Finland
Dr. Narimane Hadj Hamou, CEO, Center for Learning Innovations & Customized Knowledge Solutions, UAE

Dr. Narimane Hadj Hamou

CEO, Center for Learning Innovations & Customized Knowledge Solutions, United Arab Emirates
Research & Development Industry, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Nizar Alsharari

Research & Development Industry, United Arab Emirates
Dr. Nazlee Siddiqui, University of Tasmania, Australia

Dr. Nazlee Siddiqui

University of Tasmania, Australia
Dr. Fadiah Alraies, Institute of Public Administration (IPA), Saudi Arabia

Dr. Fadiah Alraies

Institute of Public Administration (IPA), Saudi Arabia
Dr. M. Nauman Farooqi, Dean, Mount Allison University, Canada

Dr. M. Nauman Farooqi

Dean, Mount Allison University, Canada
Dr. Roshan Weerathunga, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Roshan Weerathunga

Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Dr. Norah Almusharraf, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Norah Almusharraf

Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Professor Daniel Badulescu, University of Oradea, Romania

Professor Daniel Badulescu

University of Oradea, Romania
Dr. Carlos Andrés Osorio Toro, University of Manizales, Colombia

Dr. Carlos Andrés Osorio Toro

University of Manizales, Colombia
Dr. Carlos Andrés Osorio Toro, University of the Punjab, Pakistan

Dr. Ishfaq Ahmed

University of the Punjab, Pakistan
Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Wafa Al-Nasrullah

Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mirela Panait, Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania

Dr. Mirela Panait

Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania
Ms Joanne Powell, Senior Advisor & Executive Coach, QED Accreditation Experts, Ireland

Ms. Joanne Powell

Senior Advisor & Executive Coach, QED Accreditation Experts, Ireland
Dr. Pantea Foroudi, Middlesex University, United Kingdom

Dr. Pantea Foroudi

Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Ms. Rachel Mitchell, Executive Producer TV/Documentaries, Florida, United States

Ms. Rachel Mitchell

Executive Producer TV/Documentaries, Florida, United States
Professor Aihie Osarenkhoe, University of Gävle, Sweden

Professor Aihie Osarenkhoe

University of Gävle, Sweden
Professor Mauricio Martinelli Luperi, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Professor Mauricio Martinelli Luperi

University of São Paulo, Brazil
Professor Sushila Chang, Vice Chancellor, The University of Fiji, Fiji

Professor Sushila Chang

Vice Chancellor, The University of Fiji, Fiji
Mr. Frank Peters FCSD CDir FIoD, Chief Executive - Chartered Society of Designers, United Kingdom

Mr. Frank Peters FCSD CDir FIoD

Chief Executive - Chartered Society of Designers, United Kingdom
Ms. Geetu Ahuja, The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, United Arab Emirates

Ms. Geetu Ahuja

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, United Arab Emirates
Dr. Hala Hattab, The British University in Egypt, Egypt

Dr. Hala Hattab

The British University in Egypt, Egypt
Dr. Roberto Dell'Anno, University of Salerno, Italy

Dr. Roberto Dell'Anno

University of Salerno, Italy
Dr. Taghreed Alsaraj, CEO & Cofounder, Upskillable, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Taghreed Alsaraj

CEO & Cofounder, Upskillable, Saudi Arabia
Professor Nigel Healey, Associate Vice President Global Engagement, University of Limerick, Ireland

Professor Nigel Healey

Associate Vice President Global Engagement, University of Limerick, Ireland
Dr. Raneem Al selaimi, Advisor at Ministry of Economy and Planning, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Raneem Al selaimi

Advisor at Ministry of Economy and Planning, Saudi Arabia
Professor Pradeep Nair, Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Chief Academic Officer, Taylor's University, Malaysia

Professor Pradeep Nair

Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Chief Academic Officer, Taylor's University, Malaysia
Professor Kaoru Natsuda, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan

Professor Kaoru Natsuda

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan
Professor Debajyoti Pati, Rockwell Endowment Chair at Texas Tech University, United States

Professor Debajyoti Pati

Rockwell Endowment Chair at Texas Tech University, United States
Professor Javier Esquer, Universidad de Sonora, México

Professor Javier Esquer

Universidad de Sonora, México
Dr. Umashankar Subramaniam, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Umashankar Subramaniam

Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Professor Abdur Rab, Vice-Chancellor, International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT), Bangladesh

Professor Abdur Rab

Vice-Chancellor, International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT), Bangladesh
Professor Anna Visvizi, The American College of Greece, Greece

Professor Anna Visvizi

The American College of Greece, Greece
Dr. Nawal Muhammed Alrasheed, Vice-Rector, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman Universty, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Nawal Muhammed Alrasheed

Vice-Rector, Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman Universty, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Donia Ben Amor, IÉSEG School of Management, Paris, France

Dr. Donia Ben Amor

IÉSEG School of Management, Paris, France
Mr. Michael Caruana, Times Higher Education - World University Rankings, United Kingdom

Mr. Michael Caruana

Times Higher Education - World University Rankings, United Kingdom
Professor Tawana Kupe, Vice Chancellor, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Professor Tawana Kupe

Vice Chancellor, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Professor Florin Alin Sava, Vice-Rector, West University of Timisoara, Romania

Professor Florin Alin Sava

Vice-Rector, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Dr. Olga Iermolenko, Nord University, Norway

Dr. Olga Iermolenko

Nord University, Norway
Professor Guner Gursoy, Vice Rector, Okan University, Turkey

Professor Guner Gursoy

Vice Rector, Okan University, Turkey
Dr. Bashar H. Malkawi, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Bashar H. Malkawi

University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Professor Valentina Emilia Balas, University of Arad, Romania

Professor Valentina Emilia Balas

University of Arad, Romania
Dr Padmanathan K., Head-Center for Research and Development, ACT, Chennai, India

Dr Padmanathan K.

Head-Center for Research and Development, ACT, Chennai, India
Professor Vincenzo Piuri, University of Milan, Italy

Professor Vincenzo Piuri

University of Milan, Italy
Dr. Neyara Radwan, Suez Canal University, Egypt

Dr. Neyara Radwan

Suez Canal University, Egypt
Professor P. Arulmozhivarman, VIT University, India

Professor P. Arulmozhivarman

VIT University, India
Dr. Atanda Raji CREP, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

Dr. Atanda Raji CREP

Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
Professor Partha Sarathi Mallick, VIT University, India

Professor Partha Sarathi Mallick

VIT University, India
Professor Akhtar Kalam, Victoria University, Australia

Professor Akhtar Kalam

Victoria University, Australia
Professor Josep M Guerrero, Director-CROM, Aalborg University, Denmark

Professor Josep M Guerrero

Director-CROM, Aalborg University, Denmark
Dr. Akbar Ahmad, Sandip University Nasik (SUN), Maharastra, India

Dr. Akbar Ahmad

Sandip University Nasik (SUN), Maharastra, India
Professor Mohan Lal Kolhe, University of Agder, Norway

Professor Mohan Lal Kolhe

University of Agder, Norway
Professor Susana Garrido, Habilitation at University of Coimbra, Portugal

Professor Susana Garrido

Habilitation at University of Coimbra, Portugal
Dr. Ramesh Babu. N, Principal, M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering, India

Dr. Ramesh Babu. N,

Principal, M. Kumarasamy College of Engineering, India
Professor Adriana Tiron-Tudor, Babe?-Bolyai University, Romania

Professor Adriana Tiron-Tudor

Babe?-Bolyai University, Romania
Professor Valerie Priscilla Goby, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

Professor Valerie Priscilla Goby

Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
Professor Beena Giridharan, Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor, Curtin University, Malaysia

Professor Beena Giridharan

Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor, Curtin University, Malaysia
Dr.Azizah Alogali, Education & Training Evaluation Commission (ETEC), Saudi Arabia

Dr. Azizah Alogali

Education & Training Evaluation Commission (ETEC), Saudi Arabia
Professor Brad MacKay, Senior Vice Principal & Vice Principal (International Strategy and External Relations) at the University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

Professor Brad MacKay

Senior Vice Principal & Vice Principal (International Strategy and External Relations) at the University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Dr. Sardana Khan, Central Queensland University, Australia

Dr. Sardana Khan

Central Queensland University, Australia

Participating Countries

Australia
Australia
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Brazil
Brazil
Canada
Canada
China
China
Colombia
Colombia
Denmark
Denmark
Egypt
Egypt
Fiji
Fiji
Finland
Finland
France
France
Greece
Greece
India
India
Indonesia
Indonesia
Ireland
Ireland
Italy
Italy
Japan
Japan
Malaysia
Malaysia
Mexico
Mexico
Norway
Norway
Oman
Oman
Pakistan
Pakistan
Portugal
Portugal
Romania
Romania
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
Slovakia
Slovakia
South Africa
South Africa
South Korea
South Korea
Srilanka
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Sweden
Tunisia
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
United States
United States

GEPN Initiative Sponsors

GEPN Knowledge Partners

CONTACT US

Global Education Policy Network (GEPN)

Prince Sultan University
Rafha Street, PO Box 66833
Riyadh 11586
Saudi Arabia
E-mail: mnurunnabi@psu.edu.sa
Tel: +966550096835