Pandemic exacerbating work integrated learning options in Australia

The International Education Association of Australia has published best practice principles to prepare international students for “success in a dynamic and competitive graduate labour market”, however there are concerns that the coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating access to work integrated learning. “Challenges facing international VET students… are exacerbated by Covid-19” Students completing vocational education and training […]

Lack of extracurriculars hurts school engagement during pandemic

Dive Brief: Education experts fear lack of fall sports and other extracurricular activities is putting some students at greater risk of dropping out, The 74 Million reports, as being surrounded by a group of friends and adults helps keep at-risk students engaged and...

Addressing affordability in light of the pandemic

Against the backdrop of the pandemic, the disparities in higher education have been further illuminated and affordability has come under even greater scrutiny. With students stressed—both emotionally and financially—and faculty voicing concerns, institutions are under...

Pandemic hasn’t knocked college esports off its game

The idea a college would bestow a scholarship worth thousands of dollars to a student to play video games might, at one point, have been written off as a Mountain Dew and Dorito-fueled pipe dream.  Not so in 2020, when competitive online gaming, known as esports, is...