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Remote learning and online teaching in Fiji during COVID-19: the challenges and opportunities

Chand, Aneesh A. and Lal, Prashant P. and Chand, Krishneel K. (2021) Remote learning and online teaching in Fiji during COVID-19: the challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Surgery, 92 . NA. ISSN 1743-9191

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    Abstract

    Fiji is a small Pacific Island Country with a population of around 902,536 people. The current pandemic of COVID-19 is impacting the well-being, social life, and economic status of the country. Besides, the well-known health difficulties caused by this virus, education is another crucial sector that has been crippled. To prevent the local transmission of such deadly virus the common exercises used globally are lockdowns (stay-in), social distancing, and use of PPEs (facemask, hand glove, and face shield). As a result, students, and teachers at all levels of school have been obliged to quickly adapt to online learning. Therefore, in this paper, an outlook of COVID-19 and its impact on the educational system is discussed.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
    L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
    Divisions: School of Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Physics (STEMP)
    Depositing User: Kabir Mamun
    Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2021 14:40
    Last Modified: 06 Sep 2021 14:40
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/12953
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