Cet article de la désormais célèbre revue du Lancet revient sur les enseignements de la crise pour l'enseignement supérieur dans le domaine de la santé publique. Des préconisations qui peuvent être appliquées plus largement, et, sans doute, dans une grande partie du monde occidental. Hybridation des enseignements, pédagogie inclusive, nombreux sont les exemples de méthodes qui ont fait leurs preuves et qui d'ailleurs, s'imposent progressivement.
Graduate public health education in the post-COVID-19 era (The Lancet)
“The unprecedented interruption of education due to COVID-19 has accelerated innovation and exacerbated challenges. The recent Lancet Public Health editorial 1 cites education as the most modifiable social determinant of health, and in line with the Global Education Monitoring Report, is calling for more inclusive and integrated educational systems in the post-COVID-19 era.1, 2 We agree and see an opportunity to redefine the role of graduate education to prepare the next generation of public health professionals.
We previously articulated a vision for graduate public health education that is authentic, inclusive, flexible, ongoing, and reflective of changes in societal needs.33 The COVID-19 pandemic forced difficult transitions, and we suggest three changes that should continue in the future. First, the widespread use of educational technology should continue. New technologies support flexibility with chat functions that allow more reserved students to participate and break-out rooms to promote active learning. Second, an explicit embrace of trauma-informed pedagogy is needed. Our communities suffered deep and profound losses. The faculty should recognise that students need support and flexibility, just as the faculty are managing their own grief and personal responsibilities. Third, the shift from teaching as a solo activity to a more collective enterprise is beneficial. Most faculties have learned new technologies together and shared best practices, which results in more cohesive curricula.
In the past few months, faculty and students gained a new appreciation for remote and online teaching and learning. It will be crucial not to lose momentum by returning to old habits. Instead, public health faculties should embrace adaptability, as graduate schools and programmes of public health will play a now even more crucial role in creating the next generation of public health professionals.
We declare no competing interests.”
Source : thelancet.com, “Graduate public health education in the post-COVID-19 era”, published in September 2020. http ://Graduate public health education in the post-COVID-19 era