Student internet access prevents creating systemic inequities

05 October 2020

E-learning specialist Associate Professor Cheryl Brown said that internet access needs to be available to all students to avoid creating systemic inequities in NZ Herald article, which showed evidence that the student internet rollout was too slow for most in need.

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Associate Professor Cheryl Brown tells the NZ Herald that compounding the stress of missing out on learning is the disruption of children's social networks.

"If you're not able to interact with your peers, it's a really important way of young people connecting with each other. Those social parts of learning would have been cut off quite considerably."

Read the article here.