Schools today regularly use computers, internet or cloud technology to replace or enhance face to face learning.During lockdown, teachers have communicated via social media, online meetings and parent apps.They have delivered the curriculum via content management systems, intranet, web pages, podcasts and blogs and virtual reality experiences. The Lockdown has given Online Learning a huge boost
Technology ensures that content can adapt to the learner, whether it is voice recognition for students with dyslexia, or artificial intelligence that assesses knowledge and presents information via video, gamification or quizzes.
School leavers need to know about coding and robotics, 3D printing, cyber security, as well as office applications and image manipulation packages. The challenge is not the technology, but access to devices and fast reliable broadband for every school and household.