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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How can business schools effectively use the media to share reassuring stories during the corona virus pandemic? Account Director Stephanie Mullins, from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education, shares her thoughts.  The business school community is facing one of its greatest challenges in this generation, COVID-19, which has led to many schools switching to different ways…

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Over the past weeks, I have been reflecting on my next theme for this blog. The last one, months ago, suddenly became obsolete since it was written in the pre-COVID era, and the world is no longer the same! Like so many, I have been dedicating a great deal of time to taking in the…

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2020_EFMD-Moving-Online-blog

Business school faculty all over the globe are, as we speak, preparing to move their teaching online. The Covid-19 crisis has forced schools to close down campuses and take action to support student learning using new aids. Transferring lectures online? In this new situation, the first stage for many schools seems to be the transfer…

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