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What is the role of higher education in modern society? Given the current COVID-19 crisis and the “new normal” we can expect in its wake, how can technology help shape the future of higher education? According to British Council, the class of 2025 will face the most competitive job market in history and be mainly made of freshmen from 2020/2021. With the aforementioned crisis underway, these students will learn to rely on technology far more…

Year over year, fewer students are enrolling in college. Since 2011, the number of graduates and undergraduates entering degree-awarding institutions has decreased by 9%. “Colleges and universities in many regions continue to struggle from the combined effects of a strong job market and smaller numbers of high school graduates,” said Doug Shapiro, Executive Director of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. At the same time, and perhaps due in part to lower enrollment, the importance…