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Wednesday, February 3rd 2021

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Covid 19 and digital transformation: what future for education?

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The impact of the COVID-19 in the higher education sector will have hard-hitting effects on businesses, families, and futures. In this 20-minute podcast, Dan Alfe, Managing Director with Baird Global Investment Banking, and Vanessa Webb, Co-Head of Oliver Wyman’s, discuss the state of higher education pre- and post-COVID19.

This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from Oliver Wyman about the Insights for Investors and Parents in Higher Education.

  Dan Alfe@Dan Alfe and Vanessa Webb@ Oliver Wyman

Thought Leadership

With the Covid crisis, US higher ed IT leaders have been forced to make significant budget cuts from travel bans to hiring freezes to control costs. So is investing in technologies that support digital transformation a good cost management tactic?

Apoorva Shah@ EAB

As education slowly moves away from the traditional classroom model to a more personalized model, this study explores why and how tutoring is becoming increasingly popular.

 Giles Johnson and Agnes Pusca @ CIL Management Consultants

Last spring’s confinement due to the unexpected arrival of the Covid19 prompted a historic shutdown of US schools. This year again, the pandemic is now likely to keep many students out of the classroom for an indefinite period of time, amplifying students’ disparities. Is it still acceptable?

 Emma Dorn, Bryan Hancock, Jimmy Sarakatsannis, and Ellen Viruleg@McKinsey

With the pandemics, we have to imagine new ways to learn, in particular in remote settings. The article presents a case study on the building of a learning community online. What can we learn from that experience?

Saskia Tjepkema, Hanneke Queens and Annemarie Bleeker @Kessels & Smit

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