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Vision for the Post-Pandemic Education in BRICS


This article briefly explores the pandemic’s impact on higher Education in BRICS member states. Attention is brought to the measures BRICS nations adopted to continue providing quality education despite the imposed restrictions and challenges. As explained in the text, transformations imposed by the pandemic affected the functioning of the entire education system and adapted responses depended on the available resources and overall capacity to adapt to the crisis by individual institutions and contexts. Furthermore, the transformations pointed out the existing inequalities and many unknowns for which various educational stakeholders were not always prepared. As evident from the account, strategic planning must better prepare education systems for emergencies such as the Covid-19 pandemic. It is also paramount that the narrative of the strategic planning and the vision for the future focuses on thriving instead of surviving.


BRICS Cooperation, COVID-19 and Education, Higher Education, Research Capacity Building, Contemporary Educational Issues, Post-Pandemic Education, Comparative Education



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