Distance learning techniques will never fully replace “face-to-face” teaching despite their adoption during the coronavirus pandemic, said France’s former Minister of Education Jack Lang in a virtual panel chaired by the UAE to discuss the future of education, reported on by the official WAM news agency.
A screengrab of the virtual meeting on education policy chaired by the UAE. (WAM)
UAE enters ‘new stage’ of education
UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan during the virtual meeting on education. (WAM)
Technicians from the Kurdish educational authorities, edit and prepare recorded classes in Qamishli, northeast Syria, April 4. (AFP)
Experts caution against distance learning
An image of a #Saudi Arabian boy studying via his laptop in a remote area has surfaced on Twitter, showing the Kingdom’s distance learning program in action during the #coronavirus pandemic.https://t.co/MMZmDhmoft pic.twitter.com/SiBmV0moym— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) April 19, 2020