The recent pandemic has fundamentally redefined the way we perceive the world, the way we live and the way we work. Suddenly, most people on the planet found themselves locked in their homes, trying to protect themselves from an invisible enemy. At the same time, abruptly and almost violently teachers got separated from their students, classes fell silent and everything moved to a virtual environment. The educational process was transformed and teachers found themselves forced to teach using online platforms and tools they were not familiar with in almost an instant.
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Emmanuel Kontovas's blog
Nowadays our classrooms are increasingly becoming diverse. The traditional classrooms which used to be more uniform are a thing of the past. In recent years most classrooms include students from different backgrounds, cultures, religions and family situations and this makes the job of the teacher even more complex and demanding. The aim of education and the basic duty of an educator should be to find a way to teach students acceptance, understanding and respect for anything different.