Dutch children face a new normal at school

BACK TO SCHOOL: Children in the Netherlands have to face a new normal because of Covid-19 Picture: ROB KNOWLES

According to a BBC World news segment on Sunday, children in the Netherlands are back at school, but are facing a “new normal” there.

They sit behind transparent screens in their own separate cubicles.

NEW SCHOOL CONFIGURATION: Teachers in front with children in booths Picture: ROB KNOWLES

Is this the way we want our children to receive their education in South Africa? How long must this continue? Is it sustainable, particularly when the younger children return?

DESCRIBE THE VIRUS: Dutch children asked to draw and explain what Civid-19 is were able to do so quite accurately Picture: ROB KNOWLES

As always, your thoughts on this matter are welcome.

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