5 Ed Tech Trends Dominating Malaysia in 2017
The adoption of EdTech in Malaysia has been slow to moderate as the awareness of benefits that comes along with EdTech is still relatively unknown to most Malaysians. However, as we move towards the end of 2017, EdTech is being picked up due to the development and adoption of technology in the country and South East Asia region as whole. So you may ask, what’s trending in the world of EdTech? Well, we are here to answer that question by listing down few trends that this country is witnessing in 2017.
1. High Quality Content
The EdTech industry is getting more recognition with the help of quality content. The ease of in which quality content can be accessed through technical device has made it possible for more quality content to be created thus increasing the chance of revolutionizing the world of education.
2. Penetration of smartphones
With the mobile industry booming, EdTech is experiencing a lateral shift from the traditional norms. More and more institutions are using this medium in order to make education more effective and fun. Smartphones have become a necessity in today’s society(well for most) and this is where consumers have been captivated by its presence in various industries.
3. Online Management System
Online management system has become one of the most if not the most desired needs for educational institutes. This is because online management system like AOnePay provides convenience and solutions for education centers. As a result, education centers can focus more on teaching without worrying about management and fees issues.
4. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
In Malaysia, more education institutes are opening to the idea of students bringing their own devices for learning purposes. This trend is going upwards as students feel more personalized when they are allowed to share what they learn and their general knowledge with each other through their own devices.
5. Wireless In Schools
Wireless in school remains a significant area in EdTech as the wi-fi technology connect learners with each other. This is essential as the world is becoming more obsessed with the development and advancement of technology. However, this can be an area to improve for most of the schools in Malaysia as not all of them are equipped with wireless technology.
In most of the developed countries, schools have expanded their horizons beyond the brick and mortar concept allowing practical learning with the help of technology. It’s time for Malaysia to learn from these nations and develop an educational system which is in par with the help of technology.
What do you think? Do more education institutions need to adopt technology in their centers? And is EdTech the way to go in developing this country’s education system?