Philip Cunliffe

Students need real teaching – not virtual campuses

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The recent U-turn on masks in schools will likely undermine teaching, not only in schools but also further afield. It will embolden growing calls for university teaching to go fully online when the academic year restarts next month. Jo Grady, general secretary of the University and College Union, is consistently urging the government and university leaders to curb face-to-face teaching on campuses as much as possible.

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Philip Cunliffe
Philip Cunliffe is senior lecturer at the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent

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