Educational reflections on the coronavirus pandemic in three different countries
Yasemin Sorakin 1, Heran Akarturk 2, Behcet Oznacar 3 * , Alexey I. Prokopyev 4, Irina Y. Burkhanova 5, Oleg A. Musin 6, Elena F. Shaleeva 7, Ekaterina G. Krivonozhkina 8
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1 Department of Psychological Counseling and Guidance, Near East University, CYPRUS2 Near East Primary School, CYPRUS3 Department of Educational Administration and Supervision, Near East University, CYPRUS4 Department of State and Legal Disciplines, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, RUSSIA5 Department of Physical Education Theoretical Foundations, Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University, RUSSIA6 Department of Physical Education Theoretical Foundations, Kozma MininNizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University, Nizhny Novgorod, RUSSIA7 Department of Department of Foreign Languages, RUDN University, Moscow, RUSSIA8 Department of Higher School Pedagogy, Kazan (Volga region) Federal University, RUSSIA* Corresponding Author

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The coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China, in 2020 has affected the world and become a global pandemic. All systems in the world are in place to prevent the spread of the pandemic. The education system is one of those systems. Schools are closed to prevent the spread of the virus and to allow a mandatory transition to emergency distance education. The development, change, and difficulties that occurred in the education system in the Northern Cyprus (NC), the Republic of Turkey(TR), and the Russian Federation(RF) during the distance education process were brought together and compiled in the study. This study aims to investigate the reflections of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has affected the whole world, on the educational process in the Northern Cyprus, the Republic of Turkey, and the Russian Federation and to make suggestions for the development and improvement of distance education in these countries based on the information obtained. As a result, it was found that similar studies have been conducted for primary, secondary, and higher education. The implications of this study suggest that there were difficulties in all three countries in planning online courses and adapting students and teachers to this process. However, precautionary measures and the shift of face-to-face classes to a hybrid or fully online format showed success in combating the health problems caused by the pandemic, resulting in classes continuing without interruption.

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Article Type: Research Article

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2022, Volume 18, Issue 11, Article No: em2180

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejmste/12514

Publication date: 07 Oct 2022

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