Facebook launches Educator Hub to assist the post pandemic.The ongoing pandemic changed every aspect of our life including the education sector. Due to the lockdown the system had to be revise and adapte but switching to virtual classes and likewise. That also had an impact on the way the kids were assesse for their progress. Facebook launches Educator Hub to assist the post pandemic education system Facebook
Like in every other sector as well. While it is being wish that we are able to find a cure for coronavirus. Everyone continues to adopt ways to safely open up for work. Therefore, with the adoption of relevant SOPs going back to school is also going to look and feel different.
In order to assist students, teachers and parents Facebook has launched a resource centre, Educator Hub. The resource material is focus on improving learning outcomes, teaching methods and help with lesson plans. In addition to these the hub also aims to focus on the impacts of the pandemic and has sections. That deal with teacher connectivity and mental health.
As per Facebook’s Newsroom:
“Back-to-school season looks different this year due to COVID-19. And parents, teachers and students around the world are facing a myriad of challenges. From remote teaching and learning, balancing work and home responsibilities. And most importantly, maintaining the safety and well-being of all involved. That’s why we’re launching an Educator Hub to support teachers and provide resources . Across our apps to help people navigate the new school year. Stay connected and take care of each other.”
There is also an option for students and teachers to stay connected. Even if they are continuing to manage a remote class. With unpredictability becoming the new norm it is important that we continue to strengthen the remote teaching tools.
With schools in Pakistan also opening in September and the challenges. Many educational institutions faced to adopt quickly to remote teaching . It is important that the concerned authorities make an effort to connect with these global resources and benefit. From their experience and resource materials. There are predictions that there is a danger of a second wave and in that case. It is important that the institutions and everyone connect are prepare in advance to swiftly adapt to virtual systems.
In order for the platform to incorporate tools and content that are custom design for Pakistan, the team behind Digital Pakistan will need to get in action.