A thorough, professional risk assessment typically can detect these weaknesses and many other hazards so that administrators can more effectively protect students and staff. But before we go much further, it probably would be best to define exactly what a risk assessment is, especially as it pertains to a school or university.
COVID’s changes will fundamentally impact how education is delivered, and also will impact who can access it. What will this new environment look like? What is the impact on universities and colleges for students and staff? Although much remains to be determined, there are key trends emerging in regard to the future of higher education.
As remote learning begins to ease and in-class sessions start back up, more and more of these technologies will fade into the background. The tech tools with staying power are those possessing utility beyond the classroom—those that can be adopted for things like remote afterschool programming and tutoring sessions. These include technologies that aren’t meant to replace physical learning, but instead enhance it.