Teachers, parents face ‘a new normal’ with e-learning

The first day of the new school term came into session virtually all over the country on Monday in the Ministry of Education’s (MoE) efforts to tackle the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Sultanate for the health and safety of students through online platforms such as e-mail, Google Docs, WhatsApp, video conferences, Microsoft Teams, social media platforms or telecommunication applications, along with the provision of home-pack learning for those without access to the Internet or devices. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin.