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Children participating in classes online are a helpful situation for parents to deal with the COVID-19 lockdown.  In this report by SADE OGUNTOLA, experts caution on its mental health implication for children and adolescents.

 

In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, which has led to the closure of schools across the country,  many private schools and the government adopted e-learning to enable students to continue with studies while at home.

In Nigeria, many schools, specifically primary and secondary, have chosen to hold online streaming on Facebook, Skype, Zoom and even on the radio. Others took to livestreaming on Facebook, WhatsApp or Telegram that did  not require a…



Source: Nigerian Tribune