Challenges and Opportunities for Higher Education amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Dr. Rakesh C Ramola, , , ,
Affiliations HNB Garhwal University
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted the higher education sector all across the world. It has also posed a serious challenge to the existing system of higher education in India. The spread of COVID-19 pandemic has forced higher education sector of the country to shift its bases online and almost all universities and colleges have started teaching their students through online platforms. Despite of all odds, the country made significant progress in online education to the students of higher studies. It was felt that more technically sound professionals are required to improve the quality of online teaching in future. The institutions should also come forward to improve the quality of education through modern technology. They must also develop the facility for providing online education to all enrolled students in the country. The current situation should be seized as an opportunity to develop new techniques to impart education that would be user friendly and accessible to all. The country should try and use the current opportunity to improve its educational base. It is about time that regulatory authorities and educationists of the country should work out strategies and spell out rules and regulations to be followed for quality education in the future.
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