Education is changing

Posted on Jan 29 2015 - 8:55am by John Peters

“Today’s students are not only fluent in technology; they expect it to be there – at home and in the classroom. After all, most now have smartphones. I’ve seen a massive increase in teaching innovations that are starting to

Spencer Kelly, Broadcaster and technology expert

Spencer Kelly, Broadcaster and technology expert

come online – tablets with fun learning apps which are hooking kids in, and teaching them things without the children even realising they’re learning. Older students are taking advantage too. Connected college campuses and virtual learning environments are giving today’s undergraduates the flexibility they’ll be looking for. Learning is no longer limited to the lecture theatre.

Of course, it isn’t just the children who benefit. Technology is revolutionising teaching practices and streamlining classroom management. It’s also helping schools and colleges reduce paper, improve their environmental credentials and save money. All of which are great messages to take to market.”