What is the future for universities? FT readers respond

Truman Slate

Covid-19 has disrupted universities worldwide, with shorter-term impacts on examine through the shift to distant learning and for a longer period term implications for the provision and construction of bigger education and learning. In a modern on the net problem and reply session, FT audience talked about the developments and pressures with primary industry experts and heads of establishments.

For college students, an speedy problem was the high-quality of learning even though finding out remotely and the fairness of exams taken on the net. A single argued: “How can on the net assessments, to the extent they contribute to students’ last grades for the yr, be judged to contain adequate rigour to benefit comparison to the composed exams below timed ailments of previous yrs?”

A different claimed the shift from a three-hour examination to an on the net variation that can be concluded at any time above a ten-working day

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