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Episode Info: We need a new experience to get educated, and this is also being realized by the schools, institutes, universities, and tech companies who are providing such tools and tech to help us to teach kids in the age of coronavirus. As we have witnessed from our own experience, some schools were able to train teachers, roll out remote learning quickly. On the other side, almost 1.18 billion children, according to UNESCO, are impacted by the COVID-19 schools, universities shut down. We need new tools and techniques to help us get educated kids and ourselves. According to the report published by Worldbank, “The COVID-19 Pandemic: Shocks to Education and Policy Responses”, they have outlined global shocks to education are: Learning will decline and dropouts will increase, especially among the most disadvantagedHealth and safety will also suffer, without the support and structure that schools provide.And Student dropout will rise, with many students leaving schooling forever, and the higher dropout will be concentrated in disadvantaged groups. When schools reopened after the Ebola crisis cost nearly an entire academic year in Sierra Leone, girls were 16 percentage points less likely to be in school. Higher dropout will likely be accompanied by increased child labor and child marriage for children and adolescentsSource: “The COVID-19 Pandemic: Shocks to Education and Policy Responses”Emerging technologies in education are playing a significant role, and this is what is happening now with the COVID-19. It just forced the education sector to revolutionize the learning process of learning for students. Emerging technologies need to enhance the way teachers and students work, teach and learn. Few examples on the emerging technologies how they are shaping are: Augmented Reality and Simulations,Education Technologies Based on Artificial Intelligence (AI),Usage of 5G Technologies,Adaptive Learning for students allows them to follow unique learning paths based on their interests and experiences.Learning analytics allows teachers and administrators to monitor student behavior and progress, and eventually improve the courses.Today we have our guest speaker & special thanks to Rayvan Ho for joining me this week. Until next time! Today’s Guest Rayvan Ho, Founder, ACKTEC, Rethink Learning How they are bringing innovation for Immersive Learning with the use of Interactive Animations, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Internet of Things, 3D Contents to enhance learning competencies for all levels of learners. Website: ACK TechnologiesEmail: info@acktechnologies.comYou’ll Learn: Learn from the fonder, How he is using GROW framework to strategize his business… Coming from a non-technical background and building a platform for the education sector and how they are managing the 30%-40% increase due to COVID-19. Speaker has shared his experience from going almost bankrupt to coming out and serving the customers. Resou...
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