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27.05.2020 12:38

World bank working paper on remote learning during COVID-19 pandemia published

Members of the Showing life opportunities (SLO) team carried out a survey on effects of remote learning during the COVIS-19 quarantine on high school students in Ecuador. Their paper has been publishes by the World Bank: Asanov, Igor; Flores, Francisco; Mckenzie, David J.; Mensmann, Mona; Schulte, Mathis. 2020. Remote-learning, Time-Use, and Mental Health of Ecuadorian High-School Students during the COVID-19 Quarantine (English). Policy Research working paper; no. WPS 9252; COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.

The COVID-19 pandemic has closed schools around the world, forcing school systems and students to quickly attempt remote learning. A rapid response phone survey of over 1,500 high school students aged 14 to 18 in Ecuador was conducted to learn how high school students spend their time during the period of quarantine, examine their access to remote learning, and measure their mental health status.

The COVID-19 pandemic has closed schools around the world, forcing school systems and students to quickly attempt remote learning. A rapid response phone survey of over 1,500 high school students aged 14 to 18 in Ecuador was conducted to learn how students spend their time during the period of quarantine, examine their access to remote learning, and measure their mental health status. The data show that 59 percent of students have both an internet connection at home and a computer or tablet, 74 percent are engaging in some online or telelearning, and 86 percent have done some schoolwork on the last weekday.

Open Access is provided to the document at: documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/328261589899308503/Remote-learning-Time-Use-and-Mental-Health-of-Ecuadorian-High-School-Studentsduring-the-COVID-19-Quarantine