Al-Muiz Khalifa Sabir
We may not be surprised if we hear that half of the employees in a company do their jobs from their homes and their offices are dispensed with! We may also hear that a number of male and female teachers are enrolling in classes from their sessions at home instead of going to school! Perhaps you will hear about wandering in the “mall” or “hypermarket” and shopping at a distance, with the delivery service from in bed, instead of crowding amid people and suffering the jostle in the transportation means as has been practiced in the every-day life ! These are fantasies that started to appear in the midst of this pandemic.
Perhaps it is the first time in the history of mankind today that the largest number of people feel the benefits of distance learning or home schooling, as well as the advantages of distance work or jobs, after they have practiced to ensure that their sons and daughters are closely raised. They also felt the benefits of working remotely, and they had the opportunity to have meals inside their kitchen cooked by their own hands in homes and among their families , instead of snacks and canned (Fast Food & Canned Food) in the streets and roads, and return to the house until late at night sometimes under pressure as a result of working conditions!
None of us would have imagined that one day parents, children, educators and officials will be put under the test of actual experience and subject to such a unique experience, and perhaps for the first time some mothers and some parents will realize the dangers of loitering in the streets and cabarets until late at night and the impact of this bad habit On children and on society as a whole. On the other hand, future studies may show the advantages of this method of gaining time and knowledge for learners, as well as the positive and benign effects of this method on the behavior of children in particular and about the behavior of adults in general as well, given that heir suffering in moving to schools and excessive congestion in the streets, not to mention the difficulty of controlling times of breakfasts, lunches, prayers, supplications, times worship, etc.
Perhaps, as I said, future studies will show the percentage of excellence and comprehension capacities for young people and even adults in such circumstances, and educators, nannies, teachers, and teachers may also give us their opinions about the speed of children in receiving and completing duties during this experience imposed by the current conditions these days.
On the one hand, working from a distance, this experience gives us opinions and data about the cost-effectiveness of users during this transient quarantine period, and the extent of their ability to perform the work remotely. This experience may provide us with the extent of the ability of targeted sectors of the people to perform their duty in short times and with all satisfaction despite the forced status of this situation in any case.
Future studies on the current situation with regard to remote work may produce high profitability of individuals as well as corporate income and low staff depression, anxiety and stress among employees by avoiding congestion on the roads and in transportation routes to and from the workplace, and avoiding road risks and traffic accidents. There is no doubt that reducing the number of people in the streets, roads and workplaces (as we have seen these days) would reduce pollution in the air, especially in cities and crowded neighborhoods (and perhaps even at sea), and also reduce the rate of reporting incidents, infectious diseases and thefts And all forms of violence and crime.
Since many countries already suffer from the problem of overcrowding in many schools and educational institutions, this experience may lead in the future to thinking in the field of distance education for some subjects that may not necessarily require attendance at the educational institution and the school or only reduce their hours of presence in the classroom and replacing them with hours from home, especially in the field of university education, which will inevitably reduce the overcrowding in the class – lecture rooms , as we have said, and contribute to alleviating costs, and the severity of congestion in the streets, roads and means of transportation.
At a time, that may not be too far, the world will realize that pushing all these huge numbers of people to work and study places every morning and evening, especially in big cities, may be the cause of the spread of infectious diseases, depression, psychological discomfort and the spread of seasonal and chronic infections and epidemics among people and causes reducing their ages’ averages and that is the reason why mothers and fathers are not given enough time to care for raising children and live and talk to them and have all meals with them (as were the nations and generations previously), at a time when all these problems could be avoided by allocating and legalizing remote work to different segments of the society, each according to its specialization, and putting in place mechanisms and laws that regulate this, so we gain abundant time and contribute to saving money, effort and most of all, we will contribute to building civilizations and nations that are productive and armed with science, knowledge, noble morals and good behavior, civilizations and generations based on honesty, piety and coexistence Solidarity, tolerance, happiness, reassurance, happiness, peace and safety.