Distance learning is an education imperative
To truly grasp the UAE’s ability to adapt with circumstances that may leave students with only the option of virtual study, it is crucial to realise that this ability is a consequence of years and years of preparation. Had it not been for that preparation, we would not be able to successfully mitigate the challenges imposed by the current health situation. In a time where mass gatherings should be avoided and remote working encouraged, possessing the infrastructure to maintain education continuity is a blessing.
Ankabut, the UAE’s advanced national research and education network that is run in full by Khalifa University of Science and Technology, announced that it is fully-prepared to support in ensuring that it is successfully adopted and maintained nationwide.
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