The impact of COVID-19 (Qs 6-9) Realising that COVID-19 has already had a significant impact on the education sector as many schools across the world were closed and teachers were asked to provide lessons remotely, the survey started off with key questions related to COVID-19. Unsurprisingly, new digital technologies have been introduced into a vast majority of education systems across all regions.
Q6: Have new digital technologies been introduced in your education system due to COVID-19 school closures? Answer Choices
Nr of responses
Table 2. Percentage introduction of digital technologies due to COVID-19 school closures
There are some regional variations in the extent to which new technologies have been introduced as shown below:
Regional responses to Q6: Have new digital technologies been introduced in your education system due to COVID-19 school closures? Africa Asia-Pacific Europe Latin America North America & the Caribbean
Figure 4. Regional comparison of whether digital technologies have been introduced due to COVID-19 14