Technology involvement in the education sector is a happening phenomenon. With more and more schools adopting Opensource ERP for education, the need for balancing between the two different horizons, teachers and technology are needed.
The advancement is surely going to intimidate the teachers. Most of the teachers are from the old era and requires a healthy dose of training to get along with it. In the end, it is the teachers who need to train the students of the future.
The classroom environment, on the other hand, is making tons of improvement in the usage of the tech. It can be projector usage or virtual reality, the integration is undeniable and unstoppable at the same time.
It is now a high time to understand the relation between teachers and technology and make a harmony between the two, such that the future students are benefited.
The need for technology in higher education
With so many changes around the education sector, the economy now depends on the skills of the students that evolve from the current structure. The relation between a great economy and proper higher education is well known, and both of them are indirectly related to the technology used at that level.
The initiator for the integration of technology in the normal classrooms are generally teachers. The passion to integrate technology and make it more accessible to the students is quite amazing.
With an increasing demand for a tech-savvy workforce, it is the right time to handle the interaction between the teachers and technology.
Technology and Teachers -- A perfect balance
Not everytime, the balance can be meet. But the path needs to be paved in the right direction. The competition for the best has already begun and if the students are not well-equipped with the knowledge and know-how, they will be left behind and won't be able to add value to the society and worse earn their bread.
With increased demand, the current students need to up the game and it can only be done with the help of the teachers. Teachers, on the other hand, need to take care of the different aspects of technology and integrate the experience seamlessly within the classroom work.
With a correct balance, the education field will see improvement and there would be no threat to the workforce in the upcoming future.
What future holds?
The future looks interesting if you look through the glasses of the technology. Technology is changing each passing day and the rate of change of technology is just beyond imagination.
For proper use of technology, more and more teachers and educators should come forward and embrace the change in a positive manner.
Also, proper training of teachers should be done when changes happen. A proper change management and training will make sure that everything works out of the box.
What's the current situation?
With the rapid development and the resistance to change, the current situation looks bleak. More management personals should invest their time in making the change. With seminars and proper training, awareness should be spread, making it possible to improve the teacher and technology relation.