Aligning Higher Education With COVID-19 Realities

May 27, 2020


Aligning Higher Education With Covid-19 Realities (The International News [Pakistan], May 24, 2020) “The senior academia and educationists across Pakistan have termed Covid-19 as an opportunity to align the entire higher education in the country with the future socio-economic realities.”

Exam Fraud Mastermind Jailed for Abuse of Power (VN Express [Vietnam], May 21, 2020) “A provincial court sentenced four people to between five and 10 years in prison over the national high school exam fraud. Nguyen Quang Vinh, former head of the testing and quality assurance unit under Hoa Binh's Department of Education, got eight years in jail.”

Impact on Tertiary Education Delivery Structure (Borneo Post Online, May 20, 2020) “The advent of Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on our way of life and affected everyone and every market sector worldwide. The education sector is no exception to this disruption. The Malaysian government’s introduction of the Movement Control Order (MCO) put academics and students in a dilemma, and they had to react rapidly to the changes. Colleges and universities were faced with decisions on how to continue the learning and teaching activities while keeping their students, academics, and professional staff members safe from the public health emergency.”

Time to Promote Distance Education as a Viable Alternative (The Times of India, May 18, 2020) “With more and more institutions of higher education taking to alternative modes to reach out to their students during the nationwide lockdown, distance learning is gaining strength as a viable mode of higher education.”