'Change is the Only Constant'. Read on to know how new changes has given the education industry a completely new shape and how these changes captivate the budding entrepreneurs to invest big bucks on education sector.
As they say, change is the only constant; there’s nothing in this world that can be exempted from undergoing a change. And as we talk about the Indian education system, it has come a long way from the erstwhile Gurukula System to the modern system of education, and has way more scope of improvement to evolve into a better system for providing utmost knowledge.
The face of Indian education system has been completely changed because of the new emerging trends that it witnesses every now and then. In its new avatar, the education sector offers various new opportunities for the young generation so that they bring the desired change in the economy as a whole.
To know what major shifts are about to happen in the education sector in the year 2019, check out these new emerging trends in the sector.
Artificial Intelligence in the education sector is showing no signs of taking a back seat as we witness new growth in this technology constantly. After being used for developing virtual teaching assistants and personalized learning for students, the technology has shown its potential in providing AI driven assessments, remote proctoring and classrooms.
AI driven assessment enables two-way participation of students and by letting them both give feedbacks on each other. Remote exam proctoring allows students to take their examination from any location.
Both of these technologies have opened doors for various opportunities for individuals who are in the field of artificial intelligence. The industry is one of the best resorts to invest your precious money.
The concept of personalized learning has already come into play a few years back. But in the coming future, the concept is going to spread its wings even wider with its collaboration with Edtech and AI technologies.
Various education-based mobile applications are coming into the foray and have tailored education as per the specific needs of students. The opportunities to venture into the education business have increased due to the concept of personalized learning.
These days, institutions are forthcoming in terms of spending more money on the well-being of their students as well the staff members to reduce absenteeism, stress, anxiety, learning disabilities and other health-issues. This is why most of them conduct wellness programs on regular basis. This is a positive new trend that is becoming more and more prevalent in institutions.
The aim of these wellness programs is to ensure the productivity of the students and teachers. To increase the mindfulness of the students and teachers, meditation programs, life skills training, and other programs are conducted by wellness experts. Wellness experts might find this a strikingly beneficial opportunity in order to mark their presence in education biz.
Learning Programs for Teachers
When we talk about evolution in education, the quality of education plays a very important role. Technology is not the only thing that needs to be upgraded to raise the bar; human involvement is just as important. In India, schools are investing up to 20% of their budget on teacher and administrative training, and this is essential to improve the quality of education and teacher retention.