Globalization and Diversification are driving the World today. Access to information is rapidly accelerating with the evolution of new technologies and products.The rise of Information technology is a boon to many students and working professionals as well since it has brought them closer to achieve their aspirations of higher education and knowledge. Integration of IT with education is changing the way modern education is delivered to the students,
Smart education refers to the integration of IT with education.
It involves technologies that are used to convert traditional education systems into automated virtual learning environment through web-based courses, assessment materials, online tutoring, professional development, and data management systems. These technologies consist of software such as educational enterprise resource planning (ERP) to disruptive technologies such as learning management system (LMS) and learning content management system (LCMS), interactive whiteboards, and simulation-based learning hardware.
Smart education widely caters to the needs of students,working professionals and educators from all streams.
The following are the key vendors in this segment
- Adobe Systems
- Educomp Solutions
- Smart Technologies
- Three Rivers Systems.
Growing Globalization is definitely driving the Smart education market today.The ever evolving technologies are making education more fun and interactive than studying a pile of books and byhearting the answers. Reciprocal learning environment brings the best out of a child and encourages him to pursue further adding fuel to his inquisitiveness. It encourages lateral thinking in a child. The pace of education and delivery mode can be customised to suit the needs of children.
Lack of Digital Fluency.
Truly universal learning environment is one in which income and place don’t matter. All one needs is to have a smartphone or a tablet and a zeal to pursue education.