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Opportunities in the digital space for Education

Vincent Omondi, October 9, 2020

With the recent covid 'era', education has taken a new norm worldwide. This has led to increased utilisation of myriad digital tools.

Institutions scrambled to offer virtual experiences for their students and staff. These ranged from;

  • Live video sessions
  • Recorded lessons
  • Assignments
  • Chat rooms
  • E-examinations
  • Staff meetings
  • Parent meetings

This period has to a greater extent emphasised the need for institutions to embrace digital tools, not only for survival, but as a key resource for the running of institutions. 

The opportunities presented by use of digital tools are varied. Some of these include;

  1. Differentiated learning.
  2. Professional documents for teachers
  3. E-registers
  4. Home-work/assignment trackers.
  5. E-reports
  6. Customer focus via ticketing solutions
  7. Recruitment
  8. Learner and staff record keeping
  9. Distant learning
  10. Hybrid learning
  11. Lesson resources
  12. Opportunity for staff CPD
  13. Student elections
  14. Financial records
  15. 21st century skills/courses such as coding and robotics etc.