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The Digital Divide in Education During the Pandemic

Azlina Kamal, Education Specialist, UNICEF Malaysia

07-Dec-20 14:00

The Digital Divide in Education During the Pandemic

A recent report released by UNICEF and the International Telecommunication Union highlighted that 2.2 billion school-age children and youths worldwide don’t have internet access at home. In a time when education in many countries has been forced to go online, we explore how dire the situation is in Malaysia and the possible consequences on the younger generation.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Dashran Yohan


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