Topic 4: Limitations and Opportunities

The limitations of organisational communication in education include the potential for misunderstandings, misinterpretations, and information overload among the various stakeholders, including teachers, students, parents, and administrators.

Communication can also be hindered by factors such as language barriers, cultural differences, and lack of access to technology.

On the other hand, organisational communication in education presents many opportunities, including the ability to build strong relationships, promote collaboration and teamwork, and facilitate the sharing of information and knowledge. Effective communication can also help to build trust, increase transparency, and create a sense of community within the educational organisation. Additionally, advances in technology have made communication more accessible and efficient, allowing educational organisations to reach wider audiences and communicate more effectively. Overall, effective organisational communication in education can lead to improved student outcomes and increased engagement from all stakeholders

Limitations
  • Lack of face-to-face interactions

This can be hard for students to engage in work groups with colleagues;

  • Difficulty staying motivated

Students tend to multitask while remote learning.

  • Limited access to technologies

There’s many students that have no financial opportunities to have a device/internet access that allows them remote learning.

Opportunities
  • Easy communication between online platforms

HEI’s have their own platforms to communicate with students and to provide educational content

  • Development of digital skills

Many students improve their technological capacities while working with technological devices.

  • Easy access to information

Students can access to any information while connected online.