This event took place on 20 May 2020, and the recording is now available on this page. 

We apologise for the patch of poor audio quality on the recording between 25 and 31 minutes due to low connectivity during the event. However, Ilham Haddadi kindly re-recorded her response on the context and responses in Morocco.

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About the webinar

With many school buildings closed, remote learning could mean website, app, text, phone, radio or TV broadcast. How are teachers responding to this challenge in different contexts? This was a panel event, with speakers from around the world, followed by questions from the audience.

Resources mentioned in the webinar

Oak National Academy (UK)

Youtube School for life (Croatia)

Online teaching guidelines and resources, including assessment in English (Croatia)

Other useful resources

Online Teacher Training (British Council)

Remote teaching guidance (British Council)

About the panel

From the UK: Ian Bauckham, CBE, the chair of Oak National Academy, a curriculum resource platform set up by teachers, for teachers in the UK. Over four million of their lessons have now been accessed, in the four weeks they have been online. 

From Morocco: Ilham Haddadi, English teacher at Beni Mellal Khenifra Regional Academy. Ilham will share her experience of using different digital platforms to stay connected to her students. Ilham will share what has worked and not worked and the new skills she identifies that students and teachers need 

From Croatia: Arjana Blazic, teacher trainer & curriculum designer. She has been involved in a national programme rolling out a new curriculum to teachers. Arjana will share what they have learned as they have had to change rapidly to online delivery.  

From Tunisia: Fethy Letaief, teacher at Collège Pilote Sousse in Tunisia, teacher trainer, British Council ISA Ambassador and K12 Digest advisory board member and contributor.  Fethy will share how he has been leading his school in a global conversation managed by the The Economist Educational Foundation using remote learning with zoom, a resource hub and interactive digital learning tools. 

From Moldova: Tatiana Popa, English teacher and Head of Global Education at Heritage International School Moldova, eTwinning Ambassador in Moldova. Tatiana will share how they moved to remote teaching in one day at her school.  This model has been used as an example by the Ministry of Education in Moldova to create the official distance learning regulations for all schools.   

From Ethiopia: Zeny Zenebech, teacher and trainer in Ethiopia. Zeny will share how Ethiopia is using TV to reach learners and a phone-based system for helping learners link to volunteer teachers for individual support.