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The future of online education: lessons from South Korea

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced virtually all schools and universities to switch to online education in South Korea. The nation’s transition to online education has been mostly smooth, and the reason for this is clear; South Korea has one of the best IT infrastructures in the world.

Before the pandemic, the country had realized 99% of 4G coverage, with 5G under implementation; further, about 75% of households had access to computers, and 99.5% had internet access. Coupled with the nation’s prioritization of education, this makes the easy implementation of online education and widespread acceptance of this mode by students and teachers seem inevitable.

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