This blog post is a cross-post from EdTech Hub‘s blog https://edtechhub.org/2020/05/29/activating-local-study-groups-for-childrens-learning-an-equitable-edtech-response/ (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0). The blog post was written by Tom Power on the 29th of May 2020.
An equitable educational response to the COVID school closures must recognise that, in low and middle-income countries, as shown by UNICEF data most children affected by such closures do not have access to the internet. Policymakers and educators must then find ways to provide learning opportunities offline. Learning does not happen just by giving children educational materials—children also need time, space and support.Continue reading “Activating local study-groups for children’s learning—an equitable EdTech response?”