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Covid: Making remote learning work in the months ahead

As the fight against coronavirus continues, remote learning is here to stay and must now be adapted and embraced as part of our range of teaching and learning approaches this academic year. Al Kingsley advises

No school expected to be plunged so quickly into remote learning, with teachers and students separated from their peers and working from home. The Covid-19 learning curve has been steep – and it is on-going.

On the plus side, thanks to increased amounts of ed-tech and devices in schools, many teachers and students have been able to remain connected and learn within a virtual version of their in-school classes. We have seen how important this can be over an extended time in terms of maintaining a routine, trying to minimise learning gaps and even simply continuing the habit of learning when all other routines fell away.

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