A regulatory body the UK that looks student affairs has warned universities to be honest about online lessons. The Office for Students issued a request to higher education providers not to make promises that lessons September will be -person or face-to-face. Currently, thousands of institutions worldwide are delivering lessons online because the coronavirus pandemic. The quality these lessons quite often depends the proficiency of teachers to successfully exploit video conferencing platforms to replicate a classroom experience. The body said: "Tailored support needs to be put place." Cambridge University has announced all its lessons will be online the summer of 2021.
The Office Students chief executive, Nicola Dandridge, warned universities and colleges to be "as clear as they can" when informing students what kind of teaching situation they will receive. She said: "None us knows exactly what is going to be happening the autumn. What we don't want to see is promises that it's all going to be back to usual an on-campus experience, when that is not the case." She added: "The point here is absolute clarity to students so they know what they are getting advance to accepting [university] offers." She said that, "every reasonable effort" should be made to ensure that students, "receive good outcomes and that the quality their teaching is robust".