Will the global pandemic of COVID-19 cease professional to continue their higher education? We all know the impact COVID-19 globally affecting the health, economic, and social form of the world community at an unparalleled scale. Tremendous toll on lives, livelihoods, and economies are the most likely impacted by COVID-19 but how people deal with it?
In fact, tourism and travel, higher education has been recognized as one of the major sectors toppled by the pandemic. According to the UN (2020), the diverse changes that higher education has to adapt to could be grouped under five categories: (1) changes required immediately to deal with the issue of continuity of teaching and research; (2) changes required to maintain the employment of students already placed or likely to be placed in jobs in the next few months; (3) the long-term changes caused by the sudden shift in process, behavior, and new resource development; (4) the changes in the working model of HEIs in terms of the ability of parents and students to afford higher education; and (5) the macro-level changes needed for regulating and facilitating quality higher education in changing times.
The closure of schools and universities has put millions of students out of institutions since the onset of pandemic strikes globally. Apart from the variety of challenges students are facing, institutional operations have been severely affected both in the public and private sectors with more challenges expected in the future.
Most of the challenges of Higher Education sector are attributed to excessively depend on student tuition and foreign students wherein they suffer more on the economic fallout.
Making a transition of shifting from a face-to-face teaching through online modality has never been easy but this is how the scheme of education is being practiced globally. Since such an arrangement demands a variety of technology tools, a user-friendly interface, and accessibility standards which many institutions lack. Poor internet access, cost, availability of related technology stood out as the most prevalent problems. Most institutions are using social media platforms in their program delivery.
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The long-term effects of COVID-19 on higher education is unpredictable and recovery is hard to tell but there are alternative ways of doing things that could return with a national economic recoil and the reopening of institutions.