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Trends that will drive the education industry in 2022

Every year, we observe a shift in trends in almost every industry, and education does too. This is one of the areas where we witness significant changes year after year. It significantly impacts a student’s educational perspective and learning performance. Over time, the education industry has changed. The coronavirus outbreak induced a digital revolution. Since then, ed-tech platforms have emerged. 

Let us have a look at the Educational Trends in 2022:

Digital Trends: 

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Education has reached even the most remote locations because of technological advancements. The rise of online education in urban regions and even the most remote areas is being driven by the growth of the internet, the easy availability of smartphones, and the reasonable cost of the internet. As a result, even the rural population can benefit from high-quality educational opportunities without having to leave their current jobs or relocate.

Teachers use technology to create multisensory learning experiences for their students. It undoubtedly promotes innovation, communication, and teamwork. Furthermore, digital technologies are valuable for learning capabilities and increasing efficiency, not just for spreading information.

Furthermore, amid the pandemic, the Indian government has taken a number of initiatives (e.g., the PM eVIDYA program, DIKSHA, and others) to raise the issue of boosting with some global online education best practices. 

Vocational Training

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The terms “vocation” and “career” are generally interchangeable. Vocational education can be thought of as a method of imparting procedural knowledge. This can be contrasted with declarative knowledge, commonly employed in education in a broader scientific subject and focuses on theory and abstract conceptual understanding.

Improved accessibility and access:

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Improved accessibility to school, lessons, and even degree programs for students of all ages is one of the most inspiring digital transformation trends in education. Students with disabilities that make it difficult to access specific knowledge will find that technology can help them overcome these obstacles. Text-to-speech technologies and programs that transcribe dictated content, for example, can give all pupils access to the knowledge offered in schools. In addition, those with visual or aural impairments and those with difficulty reading can benefit from the various types of technology that allow them to learn and achieve degrees.

Learning Approaches:

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Personalized learning methods have also played a significant role in the digital education revolution. Rather than trying to fit everyone into the same metaphorical box, many schools and programs have realized the importance of providing students with adaptable solutions based on their strengths and weaknesses.

Students and educational institutions benefit from personalized learning approaches in various ways. When students are given the freedom to learn in a method that best suits their learning styles, they are better able to absorb and remember important information; personalization allows them to progress in their education. Learners are motivated to earn degrees and qualify for educational, and job opportunities that they might have thought were out of reach previously.

Remote Learning:

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Due to the coronavirus outbreak, several organizations and colleges were forced to adopt a remote learning paradigm. However, like with so many other changes, this was simply a continuation of a long-term trend. E-learning allows school-aged children to study subjects and skills that are unavailable in their local area. At the same time, higher education students can more easily arrange their studies around other commitments like work or family obligations.

Over time, the education industry has grown at an exponential rate. The pandemic paved the way for the market’s digital revolution and dramatically changed its landscape. While the sector was resilient in its approach last year, growth and alterations are expected in 2022. Moreover, with digitization reaching its peak, the industry is expected to become more outcome-oriented. As a result, it’s fair to argue that the edtech sector’s future is promising. 

Article courtesy@The Times of India

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