What Edtech trends of 2018 will continue to impact education in 2019?
A technology likely to stay in the mainstream in the education space include Virtual Classroom which is breaking the barrier of distance & time to make the education accessible for people from different areas. Government is taking measures in providing good internet connection in remote areas to enable the smart classrooms for students & scholars residing in villages & far areas of country. Technology has made it possible for learners to fetch advanced resources, mentoring & advanced digital content for a world class education.
A number of EdTech companies in India are creating waves by enriching the learning experience using technology. The technology used in Ed-Tech will allow students to do away with intimidating textbooks and empower them with teaching aids that use advanced technological tools to impart education. The ubiquity of digital learning aids will grow in 2019 because such aids make learning fun and easy and interesting.
How Globus Infocom is helping to set-up Smart classes in Indian Govt. Schools?
For past few years Government has identified the necessity of assimilating advanced technology into the regular course structure to provide a comprehensive 360’ learning approach to the students. In an attempt to evolve this trend, Indian Government has started their mission to provide access to quality education through technology enabled learning structure. From latest technology to the best teaching-learning pedagogies, the schools are adopting the methods that help students to develop holistically. Premium grade, rugged & reliable modern design hardware are clubbed with advanced education software to create an aggregated learning environment.
These novelties in the field of Edtech have all the resources & tools to make the classroom interactive, engaging & impactful. Globus Infocom has implemented smart classrooms in different government schools pan India. We have our products & solutions installed at prestigious government schools like Kendriya Vidyalaya (1500+ classrooms), Aarohi schools & schools under South Delhi Municipal Corporation.
What other technological solutions is provided by Globus Infocom to Indian Government?
Apart from providing technological solutions tailor made to address the evolving challenges of education industry, Globus has been delivering innovative, customizable solutions in the field of Digital Signage & Display & Security & Surveillance. We have been serving esteemed Government organizations with our avant-garde display & surveillance solutions which are developed to cater to the futuristic surveillance & display requirements.
How would you describe your journey?
Globus Infocom has come a long way from starting our journey in 2001 to establish our name as the market leader in different segments of Edtech, Digital Signage & Display & Security & Surveillance. Initially education industry had different OEMs who were providing education technology products to schools & educational institutes. Though the requirement of digital comprehensive education solution was not fulfilled which could serve the need of quality hardware along with advanced software to cater to the diverse requirements of the industry.
Thus, Globus came up with the idea of launching such comprehensive technological solutions which include high quality hardware and best suited software together which are cost effective and customizable as per the challenging industry requirements. Today when technology is ruling the education industry, our solutions are proving revolutionary, addressing the modern education challenges & delivering a holistic learning approach.
How do you think edtech can transform the entire education system?
Traditional methods do not have the ability to raise interest & curiosity of students in subjects. Also, it contains limited resources to project knowledge about any topic of interest. When the traditional teaching & learning gets the digital edge, it opens a vast avenues of knowledge resources along with different source of interest.
Technology laced content not only have theoretical explanations but also contains graphics, videos, charts & graphs, 3D images & many more resources for a diversified understanding of any subject. It raises the curiosity level of students followed with interesting solutions for a deep learning and insight of topics.
How the Indian education sector evolved in the last 70 years?
In past 70 years, education has transformed drastically. Since independence, the government’s policies favoured an education system that would help in nation building. This led to the establishment of the IITs, AIIMS and other eminent institutes of learning. But the teaching & learning process was mostly focussed on books, memorizing numbers & going stifle.
They were bounded by textbook learning rather than experience-based learning. In 21st Century, education was integrated with technology which made the learning interactive & fun. Blended system of education provides different avenues of understanding the concept helping to develop critical thinking & problem-solving skills in the learner. The digital learning has converted teachers into facilitators who provide learner all possible resources. Thus the 21stcentury education system is more learner-centric.