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‘Education 4.0 is transforming future education’

Apeejay professor discusses how new-age technologies and automation are transforming the education system



Technology has swiftly penetrated the education system, and both students and teachers are using the new-age technology in every possible way. In fact, currently education for students has become even more accessible than ever before, owing to the power of the internet and technology. 

Education 4.0 is a new technique of learning that is related to the fourth industrial revolution. It focuses on transforming the future of education via automation and advanced technology. Moreover, smart technology, artificial intelligence and robotics are playing a key role in the transformation. What these new-age technologies aim to do is make teaching-learning experience for students, scholars and teachers even more personalised.

Thus, aligned with the above-mentioned goal, Prof. Anuj Kumar from Apeejay School of Management recently delivered a workshop on “Education 4.0 – Changing research and collaboration dynamics for students and academicians” at Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University. He was invited by the Commerce Association of the college for this brainstorming workshop.

Nearly 100 students and six faculty members attended the intriguing session on this trending topic. During the session, Prof. Kumar discussed the evolution of education from “Education 1.0” to “Education 4.0” as well as the rising popularity of flipped classroom concept and how it is beneficial for students.He put an emphasis on application of “Industry 4.0” to make the education sector more creative and innovative. 

Further, Prof. Kumar also discussed how research dynamics has changed over the period and highlighted how the bibliometric analysis and other research tools evolved in the last five years. 

In the end, Prof. (Dr.) Anil Sardana, Principal, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College presented a memento to Prof. Anuj Kumar. 

“Education 4.0 is transforming future education with the integration of new technology. It will be relevant for making our students more innovative and creative. It will focus more on personalised teaching and learning.”

Anuj Kumar, Assistant Professor at Apeejay School of Management 

Harshita is Assistant Editor at Apeejay newsroom. With experience in both the Media and Public Relations (PR) world, she has worked with Careers360, India Today and Value360 Communications. A learner by nature, she is a foodie, traveller and believes in having a healthy work-life balance.

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