- Posted On 9th September 2020
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Covid-19 is a novel disease which emerged at the end of last year and has become the reason for countless deaths all around the world. It is not just human life that is at stake, but educational institutes are also failing significantly. As students stay close to each other in universities and colleges, and further, these places are the primary core of globalization in the sense that the students from different countries gather here.
Over the past months, with the cancellation of face-to-face classes, the campuses globally have been closed as a measure to halt the spread of deadly coronavirus. Besides, many institutes have started to utilize online platforms to sustain their collapsing education, offsetting spring breaks, and urging students to participate in order to finish their degrees.
However, it is challenging to analyze the long-term impact of COVID-19 on higher education but, for now, campuses have been closed temporarily, and the enrollment applications have been declined for the new beginning semester in the institutions.
One of the most affected sectors globally by COVID-19 is the higher-education. Many international students have returned home as urged by the governments' officials, and staff are being reduced to lower down the costs academies incur. Mentioned below are the various crisis that higher education is encountering:
What would be the future for higher education considering this changing environment?As it has become difficult for universities to re-open their campuses, many institutions are trying to stick with the current online-teaching solution. However, some are trying to find creative quick fixes to retain their falling reputation and income. It will not be wrong to say that socializing on the campus is the most beneficial experience for the students in their transformational learning. Therefore, institutions should work on the following points for a sustaining and growing education sector.