Digital exclusion

In addition to the isolation and lack of support during the pandemic, the move to online learning was particularly challenging for digitally excluded students who may not have access to a laptop at home, lack broadband or rely on internet from their phones to attend remote lectures and complete assignments.

Activity 2.3  Addressing inequalities

Timing: Allow 5–10 minutes

Having heard about their experiences of inequality, make some notes about the support your university may already have in place to support student carers and address the inequalities explored in this section.

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