With more confirmed cases of the coronavirus being reported across the globe, school and district leaders are preparing emergency plans to minimize the spread of the virus and threat to general health. While some schools are asking students and staff who have been to affected areas to self-quarantine and stay home, others are closing their doors and implementing a distance learning program to ensure that education is not disrupted.
One such school is LanguageOne, a language and culture institution based in the Netherlands. With its campuses in China shut due to the coronavirus outbreak, LanguageOne had to come to a quick solution and opted to increase offering its Dutch language program via the itslearning platform. The remote learning protocol was then successfully extended to their schools in Hong Kong and Singapore, which were also hard hit by the epidemic.
Deidre Jakobs, Managing Director LanguageOne
“I’m glad to say that students, parents and teachers have been very receptive and settled well into this new routine of digital learning. Our students have proven to be highly motivated to continue learning Dutch online supported by their LanguageOne teachers.”
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