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​Home-based learning - a look at three homes

Published on: 19-Apr-2020

The Sunday Times, page C4-C5
 
With schools closed and online learning in full swing, fault lines in the digital space have begun to emerge in the harsh light of the pandemic. Without intervention on a societal scale, the inequalities that have surfaced are likely to worsen, said Assoc Prof Teo You Yenn, head of sociology at NTU. She added, “Some of these fault lines are along socio-economic lines. The question of equipment and Internet access is perhaps the most easily resolved (as devices are being supplied by various groups). But beyond this, children have uneven access to space, tech support and help with schoolwork.”

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