Sha Jie, a primary school pupil, attends an online Chinese class from his home in Shanghai during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
Lisa Lim
Opinion

Opinion

Language Matters by Lisa Lim

How Covid-19 is changing the definition of ‘home-schooling’ – we are all doing it now

  • With so many schools closed, the shift to learning at home is redefining our understanding of the term
  • Originally the preserve of the elite, it was common practice before school attendance became compulsory
Sha Jie, a primary school pupil, attends an online Chinese class from his home in Shanghai during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
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