Many schools across Europe are closed for several weeks due to the current Corona crisis posing a challenge for educational institutions to continue their programmes. Birgit Eickelmann, a professor of school research and teacher at the institute of educational science at the Paderborn University, assesses the situation and the potential of digitalisation in offering solutions to all those children and young people who are now bound to stay at home.
We must not forget that we have responsibility for the children and young people and that we have to make sure nobody is left behind.Birgit Eickelmann, professor of school research and teacher
Birgit Eickelmann discusses the opportunities as well as the possible pitfalls of switching to digital teaching. You can read the original interview here in German as well as a translated English version.