There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in significant stress worldwide and impacted practically every aspect of human activity. The impacts of this deadly virus on education are not seen as gaining much-needed focus from the scientific research community. The majority of educational institutions globally switched to online instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there were considerable differences in the technical readiness of various nations. In this regard, the study’s attempt to provide a way forward for how the educational sector ought to manage the challenges brought on by COVID-19 issues in support of online educational activities. Since some of the consequences that resulted have an impact on the educational sector, the answers presumably also should have included innovations that would improve scientific research to lessen its effects. Particularly, it appears there is still much that has to be done about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the educational sector. Hence, this perspective review study aims to explore the potential relationship between the COVID-19 pandemic and the educational sector while suggesting a way forward.

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Ukhurebor, K., Oaihimire, I., Wada, Z., Jokthan, G., Inegbedion, J., Ofulue, C., Efanodor-Obeten, H., Otsupius, A., Tanglang, N., Mai-Inji, A. & Ashawa, M. 2024, 'A perspective overview of the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on the educational sector', Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development, 8(5), article no: 2955. https://doi.org/10.24294/jipd.v8i5.2955

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