Most teachers think remote learning is a poor substitute for the classroom, survey shows

A student gestures with a face mask on in a classroom at a primary school.

Teachers agree that remote learning doesn't substitute being in the classroom. Image: REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Li-Kai Chen
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, Kuala Lumpur
Emma Dorn
Senior Expert, McKinsey & Company, Silicone Valley
Jimmy Sarakatsannis
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Anna Wiesinger
Partner, McKinsey & Company, Düsseldorf Office
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