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Effects of COVID-19 pandemic on education and society


This paper sheds light on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on society and the surrounding environment, with a special focus on education and the social aspect. Specifically, how the pandemic has disrupted education systems across the globe by forcing the closure of primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities is discussed. Since it is not only the students who were affected by this worldwide health emergency, the impact on educators and parents, as well as all aspects of the education system, including admissions, assessments and evaluations, is also debated. These facets are discussed while emphasizing the shifts that many organizations underwent to maintain operations while adhering to the announced governmental restrictions related to the circulation of the pandemic. Specifically, the needs to rapidly implement significant modifications to their usual practices and standard operational processes and convert their existing teaching materials to another format to make them appropriate for online delivery are highlighted and discussed.
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hal-03761916 , version 1 (06-09-2022)



Zaineb Chelly Dagdia, Ana Cristina Simões E Silva. Effects of COVID-19 pandemic on education and society. STEM Education, 2022, 2, ⟨10.3934/steme.2022013⟩. ⟨hal-03761916⟩
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