With COVID-19 disrupting traditional education, edtech is stepping in to offer alternative forms of learning. And it’s not only children who benefit – by helping tutors reach global audiences, Scoodle taps into the side-hustle mindset at a time when people are struggling to make ends meet.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen women dropping out (or being forced out) of the workforce in record numbers. What are the reasons behind this shift and how might they affect gender equality in the long run? Additionally, how can brands support mothers as they strive to find success and balance?
In the US, the pandemic and accompanying recession have put millions out of work. Faced with a convoluted benefits application system, the hardship of unemployment, and growing self-reliance, laid-off workers are turning to online communities for crowdsourced support.
With millions of children impacted by school closures due to COVID-19 and parents trying to balance working from home and homeschooling, many have turned to digital tools for some help. National Geographic’s NatGeo@Home is blurring the lines between education and play to keep kids entertained.
A desire to stave off boredom and anxiety in lockdown has led many people to explore the world of online learning, embracing virtual dance sessions and workshops with celebrities. As our interactions become forcibly digitized, could COVID-19 usher in a new era of digital mentorship?