The Covid-19 virus which was discovered in Wuhan, China, mutated into a pandemic status by 11 March 2020.
The South African government declared a national shutdown effective from March 27, 2020.
This brought the operations of all private and public institutions to a halt. By mid-April 192 countries across the globe had closed their schools and universities affecting about 1.6 billion learnings and students.
This was something unprecedented and was last experienced about a century ago with the outbreak of the Spanish flu.
For almost three months there was no teaching taking place in many public schools.
In the middle of the pandemic when it was dangerous to be in contact with…
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