With coronavirus on the rise in India, as a preventive measure the government has asked all the educational institutions to shut down the operations. All of a sudden people have started working remotely, do things without meeting each other or get things done with the help of the Internet. Over 190 infected in India, the numbers are expected to rise in coming days.
Co-founder of EdSense |:, said “FinTech, Pharma, AgriTech, FoodTech, and Retails have captured the opportunity by being part of the changing needs of customers. This helped them with less impact due to this global calamity”.
Sathyavolu also said technology adoption is the only answer.
Sathyavolu also said, “It is known that very few solutions are available if not end to end, but partially support these schools with the current problem statement taking care of the Technology aspect of it, however, are we ready with people & process aspect as well? It’s a huge question that every academician should ask themselves”.
“Flipped Learning is one such amazing pedagogies that would simplify the remote learning process. It is a powerful way to engage students remotely, push designated content and also organize required assessments to track learning outcomes, he also said.
“On an average, about 42% of the teacher’s time goes on non-teaching activities, and most of this could be easily digitized or automated with right toolset, teachers should be allowed to experiment rather than just seen as people just for execution, often schools and institutions tend to miss the fact going digital is a strategy and it needs thought leadership, clean execution but guaranteed results,” said Sathyavolu.
Such readiness is not just for Covid-19 or any other disasters, but this is just a process of keeping up to evolving 21st Century learning needs and ever-changing digital trends, Sathyavolu stated.