Large digital platforms bend over backwards to distract and occupy us during this period when we are forced to stay in our accommodation.
After Facebook and Instagram which continue to broadcast private concerts and entertainment content under the hasthag #Housegroup, YouTube subsidiary of Google is launching a learning at home temporary site this Friday. It is a portal that brings together many educational videos for families. These range from science lessons, including for children, to tutorials to develop memory. Content comes from TV shows as well This is not rocket science, than videos made by YouTubers.
For people looking for work, confinement can be an opportunity to train thanks to an actor that we did not necessarily expect: Pôle emploi, which has just put online 150 new training courses completely free in around twenty sectors. (to become a paramedic, baker, developer, florist, etc.). For practical exercises in the classroom, we will have to wait a bit…
The Fun Mooc platform, which emanates from the Ministry of Higher Education, (FUN: France Digital University) offers countless training courses. The site has just opened its archive for free: 470 lessons on a wide variety of subjects, from fluid mechanics to nuclear to digital music.
Much of the content that already existed is currently finding new outlets for containment. We are witnessing a renewed interest in Mooc, these massively online courses (in good French: FLOT, Online training open to all). In a way, containment makes content contenters happy who do not hesitate to mix tools. This ranges from interactive cooking lessons by Cyril Lignac, half TV half social networks, to training podcasts on different subjects.
Finally, on the tutorial side, big success, of course, videos and tips for sewing your own masks at home. Attention, follow the right instructions to make really effective masks.