lockdown : Western Cape says 3,000 of its students have not been working from home”Bad news”

0

lockdown : Western Cape says 3,000 of its students have not been working from home”Bad news”

The University of the Western Cape says 3,000 of its students have not been working from home. This could be due to a lack of resources like data and laptops. The university is one of several historically disadvantaged institutions in the country.

It hopes to raise R100-million to fund laptops and data for needy students. Our efforts are gonna be directed at the international community, we have partner universities all over the world,” said UWC spokesperson Gasant Abarder.

“But we also have contact with donors, multinationals who have their revenue in dollars, pounds and euros, who can afford to give a lot more. Other historically disadvantaged institutions like Walter Sisulu University are assessing which students require resources to learn from home.

Until this is complete, teaching is halted in some of its programmes. Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday. Help protect your loved ones by sharing this official South African government COVID-19 service with your family, friends and community.

Send HI to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp. The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

 

SOURCE : news365