Coronavirus Tales Here's how parents across the globe are homeschooling their children

Updated: Jun 08, 2020, 15:47 | Sunny Rodricks
  • A student attends an online class session during a government-imposed shut-down as a preventive measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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  • A fourteen-year-old Spanish girl and her six-year-old sister play during a break while doing their homework at home in Sevilla amid the nationwide lockdown imposed to stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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  • Children take school lessons on television at their home in Abidjan, after the Ivorian Ministry of National Education initiated teaching on television for primary and secondary school children since the closure of schools in the country following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • A lower school substitute teacher talks to a colleague, 7th grade teacher and co-chair of the lower school, from her home due to the coronavirus outbreak in Arlington, Virginia. The teacher can be seen helping other teachers to build skills with new digital platforms so they can continue to teach in the best way possible.

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  • Jean-Jacques Zoundi (L), a student in the final year of high school studies philosophy at home through a class broadcasted on television, in Ougadougou. Since the Universities and schools in Burkina Faso were closed, the Burkina Info TV, a Burkina Faso channel started broadcasting classes for different grades every day.

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  • A high school student does homework via the website of the CNED (National Center for Distance Education) at her home in Chisseaux near Tours, on the eleventh day of the lockdown in France to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Slovak sisters watch the morning educational program School Club, broadcasted by the state television network STV2, from their home as schools were closed as a measure to limit the spread of the new coronavirus that can cause the COVID-19 disease, in the small village of Limbach east of Bratislava, Slovakia.

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  • Foreign student Amro, attending the French International Lycée in Riyadh, studies at home as schools in Saudi Arabia are closed amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.

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  • Children continue their school curriculum online via a computer screen at their home in Kuwait City. Either on television as in Libya or on tablets in the IT-savvy Gulf monarchies, in the time of novel coronavirus millions of schoolchildren around the Arab world are now learning lessons at home.

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  • Libyan children take part in a remote learning class at their home in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.

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  • A mother uses the web-application "Ma classe a la maison" made available by the CNED to home school her son in the central France city of Montlouis-sur-Loire on the fifth day of a strict nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus as excursions from home were limited to buying food, visiting the doctor, walking the dog or going for a solitary jog.

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  • A boy does his homework at home in the central France city of Montlouis-sur-Loire on the fifth day of a strict nationwide lockdown.

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  • Joachim (R), 8, whose school was closed following the coronavirus outbreak, watches a recorded message from his teacher on his dad's phone before doing his homework in Washington.

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  • This picture shows family of Yuki Sato (not pictured), an employee in a start-up company, who works from home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, in Tokyo, his wife Hitomi (C) helps the daughters Yurina (L) and Hinano (R) to do their homework while the schools are closed.

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  • Flora Martin (R) and her brother Mathias look at a computer as they do the school at home in Mulhouse, eastern France amid spread of novel coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Xavier Menard helps his son, Marceau as they do the school at home in Mulhouse, eastern France amid spread of novel coronavirus outbreak.

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With schools, colleges and universities shut amid the coronavirus pandemic, classrooms have shifted to online education with homeschooling. Virtual schooling is the new normal and here's how students are coping across the world.

(All photos/AFP)