High expectations for summer programs as learning gaps predicted to grow

High expectations for summer programs as learning gaps predicted to grow

With experts predicting and school leaders expecting significant student learning loss because of school closures, advocates, researchers and others stepped up efforts this week to emphasize the role that out-of-school-time programs play in minimizing the damage.  On Thursday, for example, the Afterschool Alliance, the Boys and Girls Clubs and other organizations will hold an afternoon virtual town […]
“Five year recovery period” predicted for global student mobility

“Five year recovery period” predicted for global student mobility

This is the view of Simon Marginson, director of the Centre for Global Higher Education, speaking at the first virtual iteration of UUKi’s annual conference. As the world faces an economic recession – losing up to 10% of GDP worldwide – the middle classes which have...