THE Podcast: Asian universities moved online quickly, now what?

What’s the next phase of the coronavirus response from universities in Hong Kong and China?

四月 8, 2020
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Asian universities were the first institutions that had to quickly take all operations online in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Now several months into lockdown, the global higher education sector will be watching to see what the next phase of online delivery will be; how assessments will be carried out; and in what ways traditional learning environments will be changed as a result of these emergency measures. 

In this episode Sara Custer speaks to THE’s Asia editor Joyce Lau about the response from Hong Kong’s universities and Hamish Coates about how Tsinghua University has reacted. 

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