If they’re lucky enough not to have been plunged into quarantine, university students now face the pain of watching their lecturers and tutors think on their feet.
This is Education Today, not a lofty intellectual pursuit for a chosen few, but a bustling business based on selling knowledge. What wins is what works. Face-to-face at a strict 2m or in a group rendezvous on any available communication cloud, teacher and pupil of the Coronavirus era have become the reluctant pioneers of a new way forward, the lab rats of learning.
There will be a lot lost along the way. New systems might casually lay waste to even the best of the old ones. As it happens, resuurrection will look like a remote prospect. But not an impossible one.