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Online and in the classroom, COVID-19 has put new demands on teachers

This pandemic has taken the familiar, collaborative classroom and predictable timetables from teachers and replaced it with uncertainty. Shutterstock

This pandemic has taken the familiar, collaborative classroom and predictable timetables from teachers and replaced it with uncertainty. Shutterstock Nhlanhla Mpofu, Rhodes University As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools were on lockdown in South Africa from March 2020. They only partially reopened in June, despite teacher unions’ concerns about the timing and lack of adequate protection for teachers …

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Lab experiments in the pandemic moved online or mailed home to uni students

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<figure> <img src=”https://images.theconversation.com/files/338458/original/file-20200529-51449-15pz5hk.jpg?ixlib=rb-1.1.0&rect=29%2C29%2C4542%2C2807&q=45&auto=format&w=754&fit=clip” /> <figcaption> <span class=”attribution”><span class=”source”>hxdbzxy/Shutterstock</span></span> </figcaption> </figure> <span><a href=”https://theconversation.com/profiles/brian-abbey-104998″>Brian Abbey</a>, <em><a href=”https://theconversation.com/institutions/la-trobe-university-842″>La Trobe University</a></em> and <a href=”https://theconversation.com/profiles/david-hoxley-1083894″>David Hoxley</a>, <em><a href=”https://theconversation.com/institutions/la-trobe-university-842″>La Trobe University</a></em></span> <p>The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken university education, with most teaching moved off campus and students learning online at home.</p> <p>But a cornerstone of undergraduate science education has been a challenge: the laboratory class.</p> <p>The real …

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