Colleges set to boost on-campus activity for students over dropout fears

Ireland“Third-level colleges are being advised to increase on-campus activity for first- year students due to concerns that significant numbers are at risk of dropping out or disengaging from their courses. Most teaching and learning at third level has been taking place online since colleges reopened in September, due to Covid-19 public-health restrictions. Only small classes such as practicals and laboratory work have been permitted to take place on campus …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 9 November]

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