The Emergency in “e-Learning”: What is Education For?

April 27, 2020

The education being undertaken during the days of closed school buildings is not e-learning because it's happening electronically, nor homeschooling because it's taking place in our homes, writes Cardus Education Director David Hunt.

COVID-19 has highlighted how every person, home, family, and kid is different. "So why do we keep trying to force kids into the same, big educational mould — especially now that we have the technology and capacity to do things differently?" asks Hunt.

The current crisis sheds light on how a truly pluralistic education ecosystem benefits all, not just a few.

Topics: Education, COVID-19