Essential Tips on How to Survive the New Education Norm

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According to UNICEF data, over one billion children worldwide in 2020 were at risk of falling behind in class. This was because of school closures to contain the spread of COVID-19. This forced plenty of schools to shift to remote education programs, with the help of a unified communications company.

This closure also applied to schools in the US. To date, over 124,000 schools and at least 4,324 higher education institutions across North America have been forced to shift to remote learning models. This article will give IT leaders the tips they need to make the transition.

What to Maintain

While 2020 proved that the future of education doesn’t have to be physical; it still made learning in institutions uncertain. Most institutions don’t know how to navigate the changing tides. But like any other uncertain stage; it’s important to first understand what school administrations and IT leaders should maintain.

The important things to maintain in the education sector are Human connection, physical wellbeing, mental support, and delivery of personalized learning. These aspects will help motivate and engage your students. One way you can integrate these aspects into remote learning is using video collaboration tools.

Using video tools can give your students and faculty more flexibility to lift limitations and connect, making learning and teaching easier. They have slowly become the standard for connecting and learning at a distance. It has also improved inclusivity and connectivity. And some platforms that have gained popularity include Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet.

What to Adapt

Remote learning doesn’t have to abolish face-to-face virtual learning. This learning method plays a crucial role in communication. But you can help make communication secure and safe using policies. One of the best ways to adapt face-to-face communication is through teacher and parent surveys. These surveys are a valuable source of insight in bridging the digital divide.

You can also use mobile carts that carry video collaborative tools. This helps reduce the need for sharing devices, enabling students to connect wherever the location.

Innovations to Include

New technology developments are making it possible for institutions to keep up with the new normal in the education sector. Some of these innovations you can include are interactive portals that offer staff and teachers remote tech support. You can also include remote teacher or student tech squads that will provide additional IT support while offering users a hands-on IT experience.

For schools not using remote learning, you can also use tech squads to find high occupancy numbers.

While the world may regain a sense of normalcy. It’s hard to say when in-person learning will come back in most institutions. But, one thing is for sure, videos will still be an integral part of learning. With video, educators and students can still communicate in a manner that feels close. 

The best part is that it’s a feeling that goes in and beyond your classroom. With Instant InfoSystems, you can keep up with the latest changes in technology. Find out more about our products here:https://instantinfosystems.com/solutions/ucaas/

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