Listening to https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/2018752180/waikato-university-academics-unhappy-at-on-line-only-lectures, seems to me like a strategic scenario planning failure by tertiary education. Everyone knew something like Covid19 would happen eventually. Those institutions to get their shit together, identify their existential risks, plan how they'll mitigate them. No time to lose.
*those institutions *need* to get their shit together.
Lots of handwringing & righteous indignation... but really, the tertiary sector was caught with its pants down. The pain involved in this shift to online learning is a failure of governance & leadership.
"Chickens" and "roosting" come to mind.
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