COVID-19 has greatly accelerated the education system’s move to remote learning. What was previously a slow growing option suddenly became the only option in many school districts. Yet households and students have uneven access to the necessary resources for successful remote learning. This is raising questions about the ramifications the “Digital Divide” is having on access to education. Many organizations are fast-tracking initiatives to reduce the Digital Divide and its impact on educational opportunities.
These issues and approaches to bridging the Digital Divide were explored in this webinar.
Panelists included representatives from the University of Regina, City of Chicago, (Chicago Connected Initiative), City of Toronto Connected Communities, Toronto District School Board and Toronto Catholic District School Board:
The panel discussion focused on these core questions:
You can find the complete webinar agenda, panelist biographies and presentations made during the webinar one the ICE website.
The Intergovernmental Committee for Economic and Labour Force Development (ICE) informs and connects the economic and labour force development activities of the three orders of government in Toronto.
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