The future of education is transforming the students of today are the workers, problem solvers and leaders of tomorrow. Access to quality education is vital not only for the well-being of children. But also for social and economic development. Thus, the united nations sustainable development goals state that every child should have free, quality primary and secondary education. The disruptions in education resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic are estimated to have led to 20-year progress in academic achievement.
While all students have been affected by the pandemic, the gap between the privileged. And those left behind has widened further. In India, for example, a study shows that nearly 40% of students from less privileged families could not study at all. And the government estimates that around 30 million students do not have access to smartphones, devices or then the internet to attend school online.
Future of Education Are Transforming And World-class Training Challenge:
Deloitte is committed to using this moment to really catalyze change. We need to identify what works, the new ways and innovations that work for students, and escalate them. To find ideas with the highest impact and scale potential, Deloitte hosted the world-class education challenge on the future of education is transforming the global economic forum’s uplink platform. The challenge had three areas of focus: providing equal access to students who were left behind. Invest in teacher development; and equipping students with the skills they will need in 2030.
Focused on finding solutions in Africa, India and Asia-pacific. These individuals and their organizations will work with Deloitte professionals to help address the global education crisis. They will also receive up to $ 1 million in free professional services and financial grants.
Announcing the Innovative Top Uplink:
The 12 innovations selected as top uplink innovators are:
Developed according to the needs of African teachers, learnable is an advanced teaching aid that allows teachers to compose and deliver dynamic and interactive lessons via a dedicated mobile application and WhatsApp.
Nomad education is a free mobile application that offers 350 academic certifications that help more than 1 million French-speaking children every year to succeed in their studies, regardless of their social, geographical or academic background.
Pan-African Robotics Competition
The pan-African robotics competition (PARC) is the largest robotics competition in Africa and has trained more than 1,000 young Africans in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (stem) and also offers a virtual learning platform (VLP). Learn to program, design and build your own robots. It also incorporates a function for collaboration and knowledge sharing.
Lack of quality stem education has a direct impact on productivity and economic growth in Nigeria. Millions of students do not have access to traditional workshops, which are expensive to build and maintain, says Oyebisi.
UCT Online High School
The mission of the UCT online high school is to turn physical limitations into digital opportunities for African children to have access to ambitious and quality secondary education. The specially designed online school and the free online curriculum paves the way for the provision of high quality online and mixed learning on a large scale and promote the digital transformation of education systems across the continent.
Emotional intelligence, critical thinking and problem-solving are key skills for the future of work. Call-a-Kahaani is Udhyam learning foundation’s interactive voice response (IVR) platform to empower young entrepreneurs with an entrepreneurial mindset, leveraging exciting interactive storytelling.
Ekaterina is a tool for educators and organizations to deliver learning on a large scale, using text message (including SMS and WhatsApp) micro-lessons based on messages aimed at enhancing learning, with the mission of bringing important knowledge to people regardless of their conditions.
Rocket learning is creating vibrant digital communities for parents and educators to support fundamental learning for some of the world’s most privileged children. This supports parents with critical education in the early years, including teaching children to recognize letters and numbers.
A generation peace initiative, this solution aims to enable teachers to reinvent the way they teach. The online learning platform is designed to help Indonesian educators encourage innovation in their classrooms and to nurture the next generation of critical thinkers. Thus, it offers practical tools, proven strategies and best practices from around the world to inspire future change agents.
Commerce transforms then the life of Indonesian rural communities by unlocking the potential of e-commerce through education. Thus, the innovative platform teaches e-commerce skills to young people in Indonesia. And connects them with small and medium-sized businesses in their rural cities, both to stimulate the local economy and to provide opportunities for young people.
Scale Skills That Matter
An innovation from the then the Posify group, the Posify academy is a combined student-centred Prosperity and career platform that provides young people with a sense of purpose and then equips them with future skills so they can navigate this rapidly changing world with confidence and revelation. Their unique potential.
Tech-VOC Career Acceleration Program
An initiative by Edukasyon.ph, Tech-career accelerator brings young people out of education, employment and training (NEET) in the Philippines to the forefront of employment by transforming their interest into a passion for technical-professional work through the development of holistic skills. Education and then the industry interconnections and lifelong learning.