Educating oneself during a pandemic is a battle against procrastination, existential dread and the hyperreality of the void.
For many teenagers, continuing our education through the pandemic has been an unexpected ‘free trial’ of adulthood, and all it demands.
As an aspiring roboticist, I know that technology is the future, but I also know that future innovations will not sate us, or solve our problems.
While books and pencils are still in use, technology is the future of education. We just need to find what works for us.
While we students are busy choosing a career, the current education system does nothing to prepare us for the realities of our chosen fields. Time for a change.
Despite being thrust into the maelstrom of online learning, I’ve found both lockdowns an extremely positive experience…but I know this is not the case for others.