COVID 19: The Constraints and Enabler in Changing the Teaching, Learning and Assessments Landscape in higher institutions of learning

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Eyitayo Francis Adanlawo, Mpho Chaka


Covid-19 has interrupted every facet of life, especially education. The persistent need to develop and carry out a different instructive and evaluation systems to in-class teaching and learning brought about web based teaching. The rising question is “how ready are lecturers and students to change and adapt to the new system (online) of teaching, learning and assessment landscape”?  The study adopted a content analysis method for data collection from existing literature to validate evidence how covid-19 affects teaching, learning and assessment system in higher institutions of learning. the paper concluded that online learning and teaching have become no choice alternative for teachers and students despite the challenges posed. Both teachers and students have to adapt to various online platforms that are available in order to keep education system moving. The paper recommended among other thigs, that universities across the globe should come-up with strategies to design academic curriculum for post Covid-19; universities should approach government for financial in order to strengthen their information communication technology (ICT) structure; training in the use of information technology (IT) should be encourage among academic staff and students.


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