Technology is remote or Online learning During the blockade of COVID-19, the trend towards hybrid learning, which was already in motion before the pandemic, accelerated rapidly. Schools and universities have been forced to learn how to implement and use these technologies quickly, under great pressure to keep students digitally engaged and secure. This situation was difficult for everyone involved, but it also has the resulting benefits.
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Manju Kygonahally is Vice President of Communications, Media, Education and Technology. Cognizant..
According to the Ministry of Education (DfE), more than 10,000 schools in the UK were limited or none at all. remote Educational or learning ability at the beginning of the pandemic. But now technology helps address some of the social disparities in access to educational resources.By using techniques like cloudThe education department helps underprivileged students provide better support, even if they learn face-to-face, in accessing learning materials that may not have been previously accessible. More importantly, by integrating technology into student learning practices, you can enhance your digital capabilities and effectively prepare your digital workforce, regardless of background.
Education should not be a privilege
The outbreak of COVID-19 affected everyone, regardless of demographic, social status or geographic location, leading the world to an unprecedented public health crisis. Emergency protocols have been implemented around the world, including the closure of educational institutions. This has led the education sector to pursue digital transformation projects out of urgent need.
Many students already benefit from digitally enhanced lives, but most Western countries own their lives Laptop, Tablet Or on the phone, COVID-19 also saw a call for action to help students faced being left behind because they did not have these privileges. This is a good reminder of the disparities that technology can cause. That’s why COVID-19 recognizes the importance of connecting and having the tools and resources needed to access online learning for campaign participants, governments and educational institutions. It soon became a priority for most institutions. DfE works with educational institutions and charities to provide laptops and internet access as needed for children who cannot afford these tools. This is one positive result of the pandemic, as students who previously had no access to technology or the Internet were well equipped and the competition with students who would benefit from greater privileges was significantly leveled.
How technology can level the competition
Not all students are connected yet, but solutions implemented over the past year have helped institutions reach more students around the world. By not being restricted by geographic restrictions, technology has enabled students in remote parts of the world to have access to the same educational and learning materials as in populous cities. It also means that students are no longer limited to on-site learning.
This increasing use of technology for student education is also essential to prepare them for the digital workforce. In today’s business, candidates must have at least a basic knowledge of digital tools. Therefore, it is important to reach out to students around the world, teach them essential skills for the future, and help them develop and develop their technical talents. This basic understanding of digital tools, combined with greater access to educational resources anytime, anywhere, will give more students access to the STEM learning module. Technology in education clearly plays a key role in beginning to bridge the growing gap between STEM and workplace skills around the world.
Where you need to do more
Government agencies and educational institutions confirm that there are relevant investments focused on the underlying technology infrastructure on which educational institutions rely to continue to help underprivileged children access learning materials. is needed. It proved that education and learning no longer need to be limited to textbooks and classrooms.
Acceleration of digital transformation needs to continue, especially with the EdTech platform application.. For example, enabling the cloud expands the geographic reach of educational institutions, allowing resources to be shared and accessed anywhere, regardless of the location of users such as teachers, students, teachers and other third parties. A unified platform. It also enables virtual classroom environments and virtual exams, effectively saving student time and money.
Data is another important aspect that can significantly improve global education. Everyone should be eligible for education. However, every student has his or her own background, his or her own strengths, and his or her own way to build an education. data It is one of the most powerful digital elements we have. By collecting data on personal backgrounds and learning methods, such as engagement points, institutions create personal opportunities for students along their educational journey by enabling insights and connections that lead to improvement. Useful for. For example, you can analyze data from dropout students and compare them to students who have completed education. This helps identify characteristics that may cause students to drop out prematurely and provide support and resources to students at risk of dropping out. At a broader level, data on academic and demographic information, as well as information from assessments, teacher observations, and student behavior, are available to parents, students, educators, especially policy makers, and how students. It helps you learn and gain valuable insights into what you can do best with your research.
Bridging the Digital Divide
Educational institutions need a well-defined strategy on how to work with technology partners and government agencies to implement technologies that help bridge the gap between students from different backgrounds. In this way, you can not only provide each student with access to education, but also acquire digital skills that are critical to the modern workforce. Cloud computing Data can help transform the education sector and meet the needs of individual students, ensuring that no one is left behind along the way.