OPINION: The current forms of online schools are not engaging enough to deliver the desired results in education, writes Wesley Diphoko.
Covid-19 lockdowns have taught us that South Africa is not ready for online schools.
The poor adoption of online school at Curro, a private school in SA, and the struggle by the unconnected shows that more needs to be done. UCT Online High School has also been silent about the adoption of its virtual school.
We’ve assumed for many years that online schooling is an alternative to in-person schools and the reality is different as shown by the lockdown education experience.
Parents who were expected to assist learners at home struggled to make this work….
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