Virtual schools UCT Online High School and Curro Delft were launched with much fanfare, but now some parents have raised concerns about learners’ poor performance, glitches on the learning platforms and a lack of support.
While some learners were coping, concerns have been raised that not enough is being done for those learners falling behind.
UCT Online High School was launched in January when the first group of learners registered for Grade 8 to 11. There are 164 teachers for its 4 500 learners.
In a parents’ WhatsApp group for UCT’s high school, screen-shots show complaints about glitches on the learning platform and issuing of reports per term. Although the school said reports were…
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