Professor José Ramón Cobo-Benita of ESCP Business School tells Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at BlueSky Education, about the learning and teaching of tomorrow. Here’s what he had to say… In recent months, higher education institutions have demonstrated their significant ability to adapt very quickly to the crisis, with flexibility. But how many of those had…

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Change Until there is a vaccine for Covid-19, and perhaps even after that, health guidelines will make in-person teaching impossible for large groups. Universities are impelled to implement a flexible approach that assumes students will need to switch between online and campus-based teaching throughout the coming academic year. Accordingly, all university staff now need to…

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By Jean-François Fiorina, Vice-Dean / Program Director at Grenoble Ecole de Management The theme for this year’s GEM Geopolitics Festival was “Digital (R)evolution.” Little did we know that this topic was going to be 100% spot-on as the COVID-19 pandemic just showed us how central digital issues are for businesses and educational institutions’ crisis management (and…

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When it comes to education for sustainable development, community is just as important as content. That’s why the SDG Academy has launched its new Community of Practice, which brings together leaders from academia, civil society, business, and more for peer learning around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) training and education. Whether your institution or organisation has been…

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About EdTech’s potential take-over of the higher education sector In 2012, the New York Times proclaimed the year of the MOOC, stating that online courses delivered on platforms such as Coursera and Udacity would disrupt the higher education sector. Universities and business schools worldwide pointed to the fact that studying is far more than listening…

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As if engagement wasn’t challenging enough already! Engagement is on political agendas worldwide, as competitive metrication takes hold. It’s part of key annual surveys indicating institutional quality. It’s also part of the language and rhetoric of Continuing Professional Development. To top it all, learning spaces are populated by students using distracting, disengaging mobile devices. Now,…

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With the unprecedented coronavirus outbreak and campus closures worldwide, education institutions are confronted with a new normal to which they have to adapt. The AUC School of Business Executive Education introduced live online learning for the first time, to continue providing learners with the knowledge to navigate the uncertainty. Read the original article here.  While…

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Ahmed Abdel-Meguid is the associate dean for undergraduate studies and administration, and an associate professor of accounting at the American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business. He discusses five main effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on business schools, companies and accreditation and ranking bodies in his article published in the Business Forward, the AUC School…

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