Canadian unis grapple with Covid-19 vaccine policies

“Covid-19 is nasty,” he wrote in the Toronto Star newspaper. “It kills. It mutates. It will not go away until we defeat it through vaccinations. Seneca is proud to be doing its part.” Seneca has more than 5,000 international students, although that number may have dropped since the start of the pandemic in spring 2020. […]

ALTO reveals Covid-19 trend barometer

The tool allows education providers to record their in-person arrival data on a weekly basis, and receive an immediate report about global industry and national benchmarks. Initially open to ALTO school and school association members, the platform is now open to all...

Covid-19 impact on language learning in England revealed

The British Council Language Trends 2021 report found that the pandemic caused “significant disruption” in language learning. During the first lockdown from March 23 to late June 2020, language teaching was discontinued at more than 53% of primary schools in England...

Covid-19 is catalyst for e-assessment sector

The event explored how Covid-19 has disrupted teaching, learning and traditional assessment approaches among educators. “Exams, remote proctoring, digital platforms, they’ve all sort of got conflated” “Exams, remote proctoring, digital platforms, they’ve all sort of...