OECD warns UK universities over high fees for ‘online’ learning

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British universities have been warned by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that they face a “real challenge” in justifying charging some of the highest tuition fees in the world if much of the teaching remains online.

British universities have been warned by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that they face a “real challenge” in justifying charging some of the highest tuition fees in the world if much of the teaching remains online.

Andreas Schleicher, the OECD’s director for education and skills, joined the ‘value for money’ debate as universities struggle to balance safety concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic with student demands for a return to face-to-face teaching and expectations of a social life on campus.

Read full article at University World News

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