Online learning is here to stay and parents have a vital role to play

Some believe the pandemic was a blessing in disguise, forcing traditionally conservative schools to become more proactive


This is what every parent should know about the new online learning reality. First of all, whether you like it or not, online learning is here to stay.

The epidemiologists tell us that the coronavirus might stick around in one or other form for a long time to come (just like the flu virus) and that other pathogens might be responsible for epidemics in the near future. What this means is that schools (and universities) will need to get used to switching on and off between face-to-face and online learning...

This article is reserved for HeraldLIVE subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all our content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Already registered on DispatchLIVE, BusinessLIVE, TimesLIVE or SowetanLIVE? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.

Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments? Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.