The spread of the Coronavirus virus has increased humans’ reliance on technology in almost all areas of work, in all aspects of societies, including the education of children. Haleema Khalid pens down some of the dangers that this new digital unlock in the time of Corona and increased reliance on technology may lead to.
Back in the days of my school life at public school in Mansehra, I often considered education equivalent to obedience, muteness, fear of teachers and following orders. I can recall clearly how I moved from class sixth to eighth, with not an iota of knowledge added into my educational arsenal. The teachers either did not know about the subjects they taught, or simply could not be bothered to care.