New Britannica CEO, Karthik Krishnan, lends his expertise and speaks about the future of education, and upcoming trends for 2018.
2018 is already shaping up to be an exciting yet excruciating year for the education world. Exciting because the number of new emerging and available technologies that can enhance student learning in engaging ways is exploding. Excruciating because schools are grappling with how to take advantage of new digital tools in a resource-challenged environment and integrate those with traditional teaching models that can’t be easily tossed away.
Sequencing the changes, cementing early wins and developing confidence at each school are key to the success of transformation efforts worldwide. Without active change-management efforts, the potential to make a positive difference in the lives of every student across the globe will go unrealized despite the plethora of groundbreaking learning technologies and solutions.
Interesting trendsImmersive and experiential learning: Learning couldn’t be more exciting thanks to the experiences that can be shaped by technologies including virtual and augmented realties, digital voice assistants that can engage in learning conversations and maker labs that can quickly help one move from learning to building.
Challenges that limit progress
Given the personal and transformative nature of education, each of us can play a role in accelerating the transformation and shaping the future.
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