16 Nov 2017 Gavin Dabreo (Chief Executive Officer, MindChampion Learning Systems Limited, NIIT Nguru)
Technology has shrunk our world and made communication instant. The physical boundaries that separate nations are not applicable to today’s cyber worldfilled with unlimited possibilities, writes Gavin Dabreo, Chief Executive Officer, MLSL, NIIT Ltd for Elets News Network (ENN).
As a country aspiring for global leadership in every field, India is moving towards a new generation of skill sets and education platforms to meet global requirements. Learning and teaching methodologies therefore need to gear up to meet challenges that require unconventional approaches and out of the box thinking. Next generation learning isn’t about educating the next generation of students. It is about engaging with today’s students through learning and designs that produce significantly higher achievements compared to those under current methodologies. It requires a deeper understanding of student engagement in newer learning environments.
Many Asian countries have already started using technology to make learning fun, and ensure that concepts are easy to understand. Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore are using tablet PCs from the first grade for improved learning outcomes. South Koreain particular needs mention as a nation that is moving towards digitisation with great speed providing computer notebooks and