In UK higher education post-pandemic, we see a tension emerging between the government’s push for universities to get students back on campus and the fact that many students liked and benefited from online learning over the past two years. While there are many advantages of a campus-based programme – a key one being the sense of belonging – a flexible approach to programmes can allow institutions to reach more students in varied locations and circumstances.
The shift to online during the pandemic was, for the most part, a quick fix and not necessarily designed around learner needs. Last month, an expert panel joined our HE Innovate community webinar to share best practice and advice about flexible learning. Here are some of the nuggets of wisdom they shared:Read more