Online turns off connections crucial to learning, teaching

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I am no Luddite. I love the high-level functions of the different online platforms for teaching and conferencing in real time. But screen teaching does not work for those of us who believe that this profound act is much more than the instructional delivery of important information. Teaching is more complex and more fascinating than handing out “notes” in preparation for the coming examinations. With the pandemic lockdown, I became more conscious of what I was doing in the course of teaching education policy to aspirant teachers...

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