Remote teaching to ensure equal access to education in rural schools

Jakob Billmayer, Jörgen From, J. Ola Lindberg, Fanny Pettersson, Education in the North

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    Abstract

    An impending challenge in today’s school is to ensure that all students have access to an equal education, which should in turn improve social and economic conditions for both individual and society (Lundahl, 2016). The equality aspect is especially accentuated in rural areas which, unlike metropolitan regions, often have significant difficulties related to long distances between schools, lack of qualified
    teachers and problems filling the classroom due to diminishing birthrates. This in turn restricts students' right to an equal education in rural areas (cf. Pettersson, 2017).
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-6
    Number of pages6
    JournalEducation in the North
    Volume27
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 17 Dec 2020

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