How will education evolve in 2022 and beyond, and where does that leave educational institutions and ed-tech companies? Discover the biggest EdTech trends to shape the industry.
Education is one of the few industries that inimitably resists change and ignores the needs of its stakeholders.
To illustrate this, it is enough to trace how school was adjusting to the ever-transforming world over the last hundred years. In short, it wasn’t. From the early 1900s up to pre-pandemic times — the same designated classrooms, the same teachers towering over the audience, and the same students performing the role of silent listeners. The situation with higher and postgraduate education was not much better.
However, 2020 made the industry develop at an overwhelming pace. On-site learning, the role of the teacher as the main expert and content provider, and the one-fits-all approach — all these pillars that had supported education for centuries fell. So what are going to be the next ones to take their place? Here are some of the top trends in education technology to look out for in 2022.