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For most schools around the world, teaching and learning takes place in traditional classrooms. But increasingly, educators are beginning to explore options for delivering the curriculum online- particularly due to the Covid pandemic.
For some, this means a blended or hybrid model including some online and some face-to-face teaching. Other providers offer a completely online approach that suits learners who can’t attend school in person for medical or practical reasons.
We believe that effective online learning is as valuable as traditional contexts. We are committed to supporting online schools to develop in line with our standards , and providing them with everything they need to deliver excellent teaching and learning to meet learners’ needs.
Online education will work best for some learners, while others will prefer a blended or completely face to face approach.
There are many benefits to an online education:
Find out more about how we work with online providers, and how your school can register to work with us online.
While some strategies might change, we expect teachers and school leaders at online schools to aspire to the same teaching and learning standards as in the classroom.
Successful teaching and learning in a Cambridge online school should provide opportunities for active learning, and both collaborative and individual work. It should also cater for individual learner needs, use formative assessment to help learners progress, and prioritise student wellbeing.
At the start of the pandemic, we published guidance around using online tools to support remote teaching and learning. We believe these apply to online learning in all contexts:
We offer different options of online delivery for our programmes.
Our registration standards explain the quality educational experience we expect Cambridge International Online Schools to provide.