Covid-19 Exclusives: Schools May Be Shut, but the Learning Continues


“BEEN HOME-SCHOOLING the kids, they aren’t listening and I’m having my 10th meltdown! Hats off to all teachers for teaching our children with such patience and passion.” This is one of the many posts that has popped up on my social media account, ever since schools, colleges and universities closed their doors following the outbreak of Covid-19. In an effort to contain the pandemic, Unesco reveals that over 130 countries have implemented nationwide closures, impacting over 80% of the world’s student population, i.e. 1.3 billion children and youth. This has caused education disruption, particularly to those sitting for examinations, and the ...

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