Opportunities in Digital Education
The pandemic caused disruption to school-age education around the world on a scale not seen before. As things start to get back to normal, what will be the lasting impact? The pandemic led to a huge uptake of digital learning in a sector previously slow to adopt technology. It also underlined the essential role of teachers, destroying the myth that somehow digital learning reduces the role of teachers. Moving forward there is real opportunity for a lasting improvement in education and this is stimulating a wave of innovation and investment. To succeed, requires a bold approach coupled with careful analysis of how best to apply digital technology and learning science.