Experience the emergency transition of schools in remote mode because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus showed that in different regions different understandings of its content, she said. Somewhere teachers provide lessons on the Internet, and somewhere- just send tasks by e-mail in the hope to help parents.

There are a number of cases where distance education can be claimed. It concerns children with disabilities who are unable to attend school, a remote format may be used during hospital, the child did not fall behind the class, and in other cases, the head of the Federation Council.

“Therefore, the law today we need to clearly define what distance learning is, how it should be done,” – said Valentina Matvienko. This will take the working group of the Federation Council that will be created in the next few days in order to generalize the experience gained in different fields in the period of self-isolation and to make the necessary amendments to the legislation.