2 Sep 2021

Report shows problems with online learning

From Morning Report, 8:25 am on 2 September 2021

Just as thousands of school kids are being forced to rely on computers to connect with teachers, a new study links digital devices to poorer achievement.

The Education Ministry paper says international data suggests most fifteen-year-olds in New Zealand do worse in reading, maths and science if they use a computer in the classroom.

It says there's an urgent need to identify how to best use computers in schools.

Here's education correspondent John Gerritsen.