Technology has taken education to the next level, breaking the barriers of classroom walls. The excitement of both sets of students had no limits, wherein they discussed topics ranging from language to culture to their classrooms etc. The insight they got from this live interaction was much deeper than what they would have got from reading books and listening to lectures.
Technological advancements are inevitable as that’s the way the world is moving. It has also incorporated into the world of education where children get to experience a new way of learning and educators get to practise more effective methods of teaching. Many schools have already implemented technology-driven tools to educate and prepare their students for the future. The acceptance of technology is accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis.
Elets Technomedia and digitalLEARNING Magazine are set to organize virtual ‘2nd School Tech Summit’ on 31st July, 2020. It will be the second full day conclave of the series. Eminent speakers from the school industry will take discuss the future of school education in the world of post COVID era. The panelists will enlighten the usage of technology and importance of value-based learning in our schools. Elets Technomedia CEO and digitalLEARNING Magazine Editor-in-chief Dr Ravi Gupta will welcome the panelists. Dr MVV Prasada Rao, Director, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be the key speaker during the full day conclave.
Esteemed names like Om Pathak, Founder & Chairman, DPSG Society & Selaqui International School, Dehradun, Dr Madhav Deo Saraswat, Principal, The Scindia School, Gwalior, Reekrit Serai, Managing Director, Satluj Group of Schools, Dr Kavita Aggarwal, Chairperson, MISA, Harsh Madhok, Director, Sunbean Group of Institutions, Varanasi, Surbhi Goel, CEO, Aditya Birla Education Trust Schools, Mumbai, Dr Sandeep Khanna, Principal, MIT- Vishwashanti Gurukul School, Pune, Amey Parulekar, Head – Business Development, Financepeer, Arti Chopra, Principal, Amity International School, Gurugram, Payal Rajpal, Founder, Hack the Crisis India, South Asia Head Robotex, Asha Alexander, Principal, GEMS The Kindergarten Starters, Dubai will be part of the conclave.
From the industry, Vibha Mahajan, Vice President-Strategic Growth & Alliances, Ken42, Bhaskar Majumdar, VP Digital, Lamhas Satellite Services Ltd, Divya Lal, Founder & Managing Director, Fliplearn, Sharang Arvind, Associate Director – Sales and Customer Success, Prodigy Game will be part of the panel.
Embracing technology does not devalue the importance of teachers, rather it assists them in providing a more effective learning experience for the students. Schools must, therefore, strike a balance between technology-enabled and nature-based teaching to equip its students for a better tomorrow.