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Teaching cannot live on technology alone

The assumption of digital fluency for staff and students threatens a socially just education system

Online learning must remain a key component of teaching systems

Technology offers students a richer learning experience and helps prepare them for the workplace

Education is a political and ethical matter

Knowing the learners and teachers and what they need is essential to reform in the school system

World Bank report on Covid-19’s effect on education is disappointing

Especially in a country like South Africa with its huge inequalities, a digital divide and teacher unions

Covid-19 lockdown pushes Wits University to offer online learning

The university plans to teach online as South Africa’s lockdown continues, and is offering zero-rated data for its teaching sites, as well as computing devices for students

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