Category: Article Covid-19 Education systems Education technology

Teachers limited to distance learning make the best of it

Article Covid-19 Education systems Education technology

In March, many countries were stunned as the COVID-19 pandemic expanded across the world. Success in controlling the spread of the disease has varied widely from one country to another. While some countries are beginning to ease lockdown measures and reopen schools, in others there is no end in sight. More than three-quarters of the…

The post-COVID school

Article Covid-19 Education systems Education technology

Many parents have found out the hard way: Home schooling is no picnic! Countless media reports describe the difficulties and frustrations encountered by children, parents and teachers. After the crisis, will we return to the school we knew before March 2020? Most people would say: Of course! Students and teachers desperately need to share the…

Back to school means confronting the education gap

Article Covid-19 Education systems Education technology

We spoke with three teachers in Switzerland and South Korea earlier in the lockdown about their experiences. Now that some measures are being relaxed, we asked them about the return to “normality,” which is anything but normal. Some countries which have seen the number of new COVID-19 infections stabilize are beginning to ease lockdown measures.…