Editor’s note: A version of this summary was provided by getAbstract.
Disruption — in the form of online learning and massive corporate reskilling initiatives — was already reshaping education when the coronavirus pandemic struck and revealed additional fault lines. Education consultant Michael B. Horn, the chief strategy officer at the Entangled Group and cofounder of the Clayton Christensen Institute, describes the drivers of disruption in higher education, the accelerating challenges to traditional educational institutions, and the new players and platforms that appear poised to take their place.
Online learning has improved since the beginning of the century, so that traditional educational institutions are now losing ground to more accessible and affordable digital alternatives. Meanwhile, corporations have widely adopted digital delivery or online formats for employee