Technology and the future of the learning institution
As we enter a fourth industrial revolution, schools still fundamentally operate in the same way they did 100 years ago. Although universities have introduced various forms of technology, some argue that a lot of this is mere ‘digital window dressing’. And with whole industries on the brink of transformation thanks to automation and AI, many corporations stick to a traditional approach to learning and re-skilling.
Read our report on how technology is positively transforming learning operations – and the barriers preventing technology from reaching its full potential.
How technology is shaping the learning experience
The classroom of the future is in beta mode. There are now hundreds of technologies being tested around the world. While the most hyped – such as 3D printing and virtual reality – have yet to deliver on their promises, we are on the brink of creating powerful coaching and training systems based on machine learning that could fundamentally shift the learning experience.
Hear from Tarun Wadhwa, visiting Instructor at Carnegie Mellon University, and Capita's Ian Hart, Head of Product Category, as they review some of the most famous successes and failures in education technology.
Technology and the changing role of the educator
Education, at its heart, a process-driven industry – we teach and test. It’s therefore no surprise that technology is transforming the role of the educator. But whilst a huge amount of progress has been made, challenges and stumbling blocks undoubtedly remain.
Read our report from Abdul Ghafoor, Head of Product at Capita Education Solutions on how the technology isn’t setting out to replace the role of the educator, but to complement and support them.