Mandatory remote teaching could reduce inequality during the pandemic – but delivering it will be difficult
By Ayse Guveli, Reader, Department of Sociology, University of Essex
Sait Bayrakdar, Research associate, King's College London
The lives of millions of parents and children were turned upside down when COVID-19 forced school lockdowns in April 2020. With a new national lockdown announced for England on January 4 2021, many parents and schools have once again been caught unprepared.
This time, however, schools in England are legally obliged to provide remote or online teaching, which may include video lessons and other online or offline resources such as tasks and workbooks. What’s more,…
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- Monday, January 11, 2021