Lam Yat-ching attends an online lesson in Chai Wan on March 12, 2020. As a society, we cannot afford to miss out on the great potential of e-learning technology to transform the way young people learn. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Lam Yat-ching attends an online lesson in Chai Wan on March 12, 2020. As a society, we cannot afford to miss out on the great potential of e-learning technology to transform the way young people learn. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Simon Wang
Opinion

Opinion

Simon Wang

Online learning has exposed flaws in traditional teaching – a return to classrooms would be a step backwards

  • Zoom-weary pupils and teachers may long to return to the classroom but, if anything, remote learning should highlight how outdated current teaching methods are
  • Schools must use the pandemic as an opportunity to scrap boring lectures and create tailored online lessons for students to follow at their own pace

Lam Yat-ching attends an online lesson in Chai Wan on March 12, 2020. As a society, we cannot afford to miss out on the great potential of e-learning technology to transform the way young people learn. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Lam Yat-ching attends an online lesson in Chai Wan on March 12, 2020. As a society, we cannot afford to miss out on the great potential of e-learning technology to transform the way young people learn. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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