A good education is a must for personality development of an individual and goes a long way in deciding the future of a person. With changing times, education and approach towards education also has undergone great changes. The world has realized the importance of education and all the nations are sparing lot of time, resources and efforts in establishing good educational institutions. Also, internet has become the new teacher and is providing students with access to any information that is desired by a student. Following are some of the latest education trends that have emerged this year and will further be improved over the years to come.
Enhanced Student-Teacher Relationship
No doubt teachers are more wise and knowledgeable about the subjects that they teach, however the widespread use of internet has led to easy access of information and has made students much smarter than ever before. The information hierarchy model that existed till now is replaced by a community learning model. The teachers are no more superior as far as the information is concerned and have now become partners in education with the students collaborating and creating new information model, thereby supporting the teachers.
More Involvement of Students
As teachers are moving towards a supporting role in the classroom, students are being pushed towards self learning. The personalized learning and increasing integration of technology is making students more self disciplined. This trend is improving the learning process.
More Focus on Project Based Learning
Unlike traditional methods of learning, majority of the schools and universities are promoting the engagement and creativity in their classrooms. A student does not have to just simply read books, recite a poem and finish his or her homework but get involved in long-term or real-time projects for a much enhanced learning and decision-making experience.
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