The global spread of COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdowns have resulted in schools being shut all around the world. It is estimated that 1.2 billion students have been affected due to the measures taken by affected countries to stem the outbreak (UNESCO 2020). From early years to doctoral candidates, learners have been forced to stay at home amid the pandemic; consequently, changing education in a dramatic manner. Amongst the chaos, the education technology and online learning sector have been presented with the biggest opportunity with the rise of e-learning; whereby classes are conducted remotely and online. Some schools and educational institutes have managed to adapt, some have not.
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|International Professional Development Association
|Published - 3 Jul 2020