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Unprecedented Tools for Unprecedented Crisis

Azzeddine Bencherab
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In a bid to control the spread of COVID-19, governments of all countries decided to close all educational institutions as per March 2020 impacting in this way over one billion students worldwide according to UNSECO’s report (2020) and teachers as well. Overnight, teachers were required to move from physical classrooms to virtual ones. The transition from physical teaching to online teaching made teachers reshape their way of teaching, their lesson plans and ensure that their materials are accessible to their students through different tools depending on their age, level and location. This paper will discuss the impact of confinement on education, the challenges facing distance learning and suggest some strategies to grapple with the crisis.

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