Education is a continuous process. As long as humans and society change through the years and as helped by technology, education will continue to evolve.
During the thousands of years that man has been immersed in education, it is not only half a century ago that the provision of education has reformed a lot. Although the traditional way of imparting education — that is through books and intellectual lectures and dialogues between the teacher and students — has been and is still effective in improving education, there is a need to acknowledge the fact that we are on a transition to a another new level or era of human development. Thus, there is still much more that needs to be done to improve the way knowledge is imparted in the formal setting.
There are at least three factors that have led and are leading to improvements in education and could bring further reform to the way knowledge is imparted in the formal setting. While governments and education stakeholders are acknowledging these factors, there is still much to be done to ensure that the way we learn in the formal setting continues to evolve forward. Read the rest of this entry