March 30, 2020

Education responses to covid-19: Embracing digital learning and online collaboration – OECD

With the spread of the covid-19, countries are implementing emergency plans to slow down and limit the spread of the virus – and prepare for a possible longer term disruption of school and university attendance. Every week of school closure will imply a massive loss in the development of human capital with significant long-term economic and social implications. While this is a strong stress test for education systems, this is also an opportunity to develop alternative education opportunities. China, which was hit first by the coronavirus, is already well advanced in providing a large share of its students with access to online learning opportunities.

Education responses to covid-19- Embracing digital learning and online collaboration