The Indian education market carries a tremendous potential for new and future educators, as the industry is expected to double itself to a 180-billion-dollar industry by 2020.
The Indian education industry has already witnessed several huge transformations that redefines the industry every now and then. Education is a must thing for every child that makes it a good business segment globally. Irrespective of the market trends, the Indian education industry will continue to record growth because of the necessities of life.
The Growing Indian Education Industry
A research claims that the Indian education sector stood at $97.8 billion in 2016 in terms of revenue. India is now among the world's largest higher education systems with an enrollment figure approximately close to 33.3 million students in colleges, schools, and universities.
Currently, India is having 50,000 higher education institutes and 750+ universities.
Educators need to keep track of the emerging trends that are transforming the education industry.
Educators should understand that every child is unique in its own way. They all have different interests and learning styles that require a different focus. Hence, educational entrepreneurs should start shifting their focus towards personalized learning.
I.e.- If a child is a visual learner, try educating them by showing visuals, creating strong perceptions.
Teaching in isolation is no more an option in today's education system. Subjects should be taught in a single perspective manner along with a global view. In the era of digital and innovative education, educators could focus on integrated subjects, improving the learning experience by combining subjects.
Also, hire teachers who are innovative in their teaching methods for being successful in the business.
Adapting to New Technological Advancements
Virtual Reality immerses the user in a virtual or imaginary environment. Immersive educational environments are already being used to provide learners with a life-like experience in subjects as diverse as history and chemistry. Thus enhancing the virtual learning experience, right from learning Shakespeare or the French revolution in what our classrooms need.
Gamification in Learning is another technological advancement to look out for.