College faculty, officials feel prepared to teach online: report

Dive Brief: The majority of college faculty members and administrators feel prepared to teach at least some classes online, according to a new survey of nearly 900 instructors and administrators conducted in early August. However, around a third of instructors and a fourth of administrators said they are “pessimistic” about the future of higher education, though they […]

Further relaxation around PGW rules for studying online

IRCC has said that time spent studying online outside Canada now counts towards the length of a student’s post-graduation work permit- starting from when they apply for a study permit. “Time spent studying online from outside Canada since spring 2020 now counts toward...

Districts struggle to find balance in online instruction

Dive Brief: With 85% of schools offering some type of online learning this fall, most districts are upping the stakes from spring approaches that relied on prerecorded lessons accessible at any time, opting now for live online lessons with students expected to spend...

Moody’s: Coronavirus is accelerating shift to online education

Dive Brief:  The pandemic will hasten a transformation of higher education business models, according to a new Moody’s Investors Service report. The crisis will accelerate many colleges’ plans to grow their online footprints, though not all schools have...