Low-SES Communities: Remote Possibilities Special Part II

20 August 2021

Low-SES Communities: Remote Possibilities Special Part II by CPL Podcast

Jowen Hillyer emphasises the importance of understanding unique school community needs and ensuring the structure of online schooling works for families...

“I think we need to check our assumptions at the door a little but too... every parent wants the best for their child but when there are competing elements... it can’t work in the same way that a dedicated digital school can.

Asynchronous learning definitely works the best with check in time points so that we can spread out the device requirements in the home...

The teachers were always online during their scheduled classes so that students knew they could always contact us at those set times...

Organise a timetable so that no one is left alone in the staffroom and everyone is checking in on each other... A lot of those supports need to come alongside the supports for students otherwise staff can feel very isolated...”