Email By national education reporter Conor Duffy Updated March 24, 2020 08:27:11 Photo: David Robinson is worried about his two daughters’ education, now it is all online. (Supplied) Related Story: Premier says without shutdown ‘hospitals will be overwhelmed and more Victorians will die’ Related Story: This is why NSW has decided not to shut down schools because of coronavirus Related Story: Why coronavirus pressures prompted Australia’s biggest states to rebel against Scott Morrison Map: Australia David Robinson’s 12 and 8-year-old daughters are his pride and joy — and he’s worried about how he’s going to homeschool them.At his home in Melbourne’s north-east, David has one mobile phone and one laptop, but no internet connection. And like many other parents across the country, he has real concerns about the forced move into online learning as most schools look to close from the coronavirus threat. “I don’t have internet at home, I’ve never been able to afford it,” Mr Robinson said. “I [used] the local libraries rather than spend money that I can’t afford having internet here.”Libraries though, like many community facilities, are now closed.Both his daughters are in the public system and his options for continuing their learning are limited. Coronavirus… Read full this story
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