Future of the university: closing the opportunity gap

If I could change something in higher education, it will be closing the opportunity gap. This has societal impacts that are way beyond the individual: can improve the quality of life of the population and even the economic development of the country. Education has been long credited with social mobility; for example, data indicates that …

Future of the university: closing the opportunity gap

If I could change something in higher education, it will be closing the opportunity gap. This has societal impacts that are way beyond the individual: can improve the quality of life of the population and even the economic development of the country. Education has been long credited with social mobility; for example, data indicates that …

The Future of Higher Education

When I started thinking about this week’s post, a few things came to mind, however, I chose to write about something more timely and global. The change I would like to see in higher education in the *near* future is adapting digital transformation to their educational model. What I mean by digital transformation isn’t the … Continue reading The Future of Higher Education

Reflection on Critical Pedagogy

The readings for this week’s topic made me think deeply about the teaching journey, particularly about it being a choice of how we carry our teaching practices. When we choose democratic, open-minded practices, there is always a risk involved. I reflected on the acceptance of students evaluation and how I think I should be committed … Continue reading Reflection on Critical Pedagogy

Future of the University

As a society, our ideas and needs are constantly changing. These changes in needs should be reflected in our education system, especially in institutes of higher education. In our current situation, we have a pandemic that has caused us to shift traditional university courses from classrooms and lecture halls to either completety virtual classrooms, or …

Education as a Critical Think Tank

During my years of higher education, I have always wondered what the main difference is between me as someone who has the opportunity to experience higher education and someone who has not such access. What major thing changes or should change after this experience? Especially in our time, when the current technology to collect data […]