Understanding the Typologies of the Different Learning Institutions in the Philippines: Surviving the Crisis of COVID-19 and Beyond
14 Pages Posted: 4 Nov 2020
Date Written: November 3, 2020
Like all other sectors, the education sector in the Philippines has been hardly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as it is one of the largest sectors that provide education, training, and employment for both professionals, skilled, semi-skilled workers.
This narrative study is to understand the typologies of the different learning institutions and how COVID-19 impacted their operations. Looking on how these learning institutions will survive and adapt possible strategies to overcome the crisis.
Findings reveal that assessing the financial capabilities, educational technology capabilities, and government assistance can help these institutions to survive in the ongoing crisis. Adapting a business model tool: customer dimension and the need for protection; value dimension and the need for stability; value demonstration and the need for stimulus; and capability dimension and the need for preparation in consideration with the use of adaptive systems theory and crisis management approach.
Keywords: Educational institutions, learning institutions, COVID-19, educational technology, government assistance, crisis, adaptive systems
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