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Coronavirus: 8 tips from closed international schools

13 March 2020 (TES)

With many international schools already closing their doors, Tes has spoken to those in charge to see if best practice amid the crisis is emerging.

International schools around the world were among the first to close owing to the coronavirus outbreak, and so are ahead in their experience of what being closed actually means for teaching, learning and wellbeing. 

But that does not mean they cannot learn from each other and that others in non-international schools cannot learn from them. 

We have compiled their experience here so that key lessons can be learned. 

Article includes the following topics:

1. Closed does not always mean ‘closed’ 

2. Managing communications

3. The school day

4. Adopting new tech and popular online teaching tools

5. The practicalities of remote learning

6. Safeguarding and data

7. Impacting exams

8. Maintaining connections


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