The Great Evolution of Education – Life is not going to be the same after COVID-19. This is the reality that each one of us has to face and understand.
This lockdown has given us an unexpected yet much needed break; to observe change as an inevitable force. In recent decades, mankind has been like a puny peg, living life on a roller coaster; which is exhilarating and exciting, but on the other hand is wedged on rails. Riding at a phenomenal pace, bearing the crests and falls, he has been tied in a situation from where there is no escape and he has had to move with the machine, as a machine.
The education sector too had been coping at its own pace. However, today, it is undergoing a defined evolution. This sector has undergone an intellectual crisis, as in most schools across the country some teachers have held on to traditional methodologies and are not willing to adapt to change. Due to this complacency, the education ecosystem has deteriorated over time. This uncalled for hibernation has not only helped to shake us out of this stupor, but also to see education in a different light. The world of education has come closer, where sharing knowledge has become the new norm. From this empathy has emerged a new energy. Today schools in many states have opened their “online doors” to other school children in their vicinity, thereby ensuring universality of education.
Read the full article here in our July 2020 issue.