Where is the limit of Education?
Universities continue to cope with an environment that is volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. What is more, technological, demographic, social, environmental, economic, and political changes are pressing them to redefine what and how the educational structure should be. Thought, at the center of this chaos, is a prospective learner focused on personal and professional growth.
For many universities, the last two years have resulted in a strategic and long-term change. The changes applied have cleared the way for a new era of learner success. The focus is on flexibility and support for lifelong learners.
Today, whether by choice or necessity, students are focused on employability, the lifespan of education and the costs associated. Yet, the questions remain wide open for conversation and debates.
How will universities improve, adapt, and stay relevant in 2022? What trends do industry professionals recommend to universities to emphasize in 2022?
Digital solutions in education such as an extensive switch to online learning, usage of apps, and hybrid learning tools will continue enforcing an open mind thinking approach. With digital technologies and an uncertain environment comes new challenges and developments. While educators encourage knowledge, skills, and tendencies along the path to maturity, universities must support with sustainable processes.
Let’s look at educational trends and how Transport and Telecommunications Institute (TSI) deals with them.
Universities Explore New Partnerships – University of the West of England (UWE)
Many Universities are investing in new partnerships with an emphasis on attracting students and lifelong learners. With the demand on the rise and overall enrollment numbers declining, universities are looking for growth approaches and combating enrollment meltdown. With this in mind universities are expanding their offerings and doubling down on strategic plans for the long-term expansion.
While a global focus on reskilling and upskilling is soaring, Transport and Telecommunications Institute (TSI) partnered with the University of the West England (UWE) to provide double degree (DD) on bachelor and master levels. A double degree is an opportunity to experience world-class education in Latvia with British quality, individual approach, resources, and modern teaching methods. Following study programs are offered:
- Double Degree in Computer Science: Artificial Intelligence |Bachelor|
- Double Degree in Computer Science: Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence |Master|
- Double Degree in Aviation management and Sustainability |Master|
No time lost obtaining Prestigious Education and TWO diplomas!
Student and University Success Requires Innovation – IDEAHuB
Adopting new and student-centric innovation requires using agile programs to empower students, faculty, and staff through the learning and development journey. The sudden closure triggered by COVID-19 has demonstrated the worth of digital strategies such as digital advertising, virtual advising, and hybrid classes.
To combat “the step into the future” and to link students, university, and industry, Transport and Telecommunication Institute (TSI) has launched the iDEAHuB project. iDEAHuB is the center of innovation and entrepreneurship at TSI. It supports the implementation of the “Grants for Students Innovation” project with such activities as training, innovation projects competitions, and others. The project aims to foster the execution of student innovation proposals, which develop student capabilities and entrepreneurial minds of students, bolstering cooperation of higher education institutions and students with business, etc.
Flexible Learning Options Are Here to Stay – Distance Learning
Both students and lecturers expect more flexibility in learning. Flexible course preferences are a top consideration for prospective students. Due to this type of flexibility, many universities are now investing in more part-time learning options for students as a long-term strategy for institution growth.
It is essential to recognize hybrid learning opportunities and view flexible course options as critical to student success. Therefore, Transport and Telecommunications Institute (TSI) offers an outstanding distance learning opportunity for its stakeholders such as students, alumni, business partners, etc. Distance learning programs help and assist learners to realize their educational aspirations without attending campus-based classes. It is an option to learn in your comfort and be versatile in pursuing study programs of your choice. TSI offers four study programs. More details
Distance learning diploma is just as valuable as full-time studies.
Student Career Ladder – Master Plus
Students continue pressure on how universities are preparing them for employability. Career concerns start long before students attend a university. Moreover, career growth is the most significant decision-making factor to enroll.
To ensure career growth and development, Transport and Telecommunication Institute (TSI) has introduced Master Plus.
Master Plus is a modern and innovative education with a unique curriculum that proposes in-depth experience in chosen master’s study program.
Unlike other more traditional programs, this track presents a distinctive opportunity to receive advice and individual consultations from mentors from their professional experience and knowledge. The Mentoring program is offered in two study programs: Business and Management, and Transport and Logistics.
Lifelong Education is a form of self-initiated education that is focused on personal development. Consequently, Transport and Telecommunications Institute (TSI) engages lifelong learners through various lifelong education short course offerings. More details
The pandemic has surely been a mechanism for enduring change across higher education. Transport and Telecommunications Institute (TSI) accepts global challenges and is ready to provide effective learning to everyone interested in modern multinational environment!
Dr. Ioseb Gabelaia, TSI Commercial Director