OPINION: The fourth industrial revolution has been touted as a means of supercharging education but, despite the ubiquitous prevalence of smartphones in South Africa, high data costs, a lack of computers or laptops and connectivity constraints meant that many learners and students struggled to take advantage of online learning during lockdowns.
By Paul Esterhuizen, CEO of School-Days
Online learning has long been put forward as a potential solution to some of the many challenges facing education in South Africa. Lockdowns imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021 forced schools and universities to quickly pivot to online learning, putting this method of education delivery to…
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