Students in Hong Kong head to school on November 30 when school was reopened following a fall in the number of Covid-19 cases. Children need an environment in where they can communicate and interact with each other. Photo: Winson Wong
Students in Hong Kong head to school on November 30 when school was reopened following a fall in the number of Covid-19 cases. Children need an environment in where they can communicate and interact with each other. Photo: Winson Wong

Letters | Why online learning becoming the ‘new normal’ harms children

  • The digitisation of education may sound glamorous, but the reality of remote learning is no substitute for in-person schools that allow for interaction and the proper development of social skills

Students in Hong Kong head to school on November 30 when school was reopened following a fall in the number of Covid-19 cases. Children need an environment in where they can communicate and interact with each other. Photo: Winson Wong
Students in Hong Kong head to school on November 30 when school was reopened following a fall in the number of Covid-19 cases. Children need an environment in where they can communicate and interact with each other. Photo: Winson Wong
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