If a tutor is defined as providing assistance to a student on academic tasks such as homework, projects, test preparation, papers, research and personal development, one might consider Confucius one of the first tutors in China. Besides establishing ethical, moral, and social standards, Confucius impressed the value of education unto Chinese civilization for millennia to…
Today in China, VR is concentrated almost exclusively on education. Both on a national and local level, Chinese educators are investing heavily.
Netflix is just one way to jump on the binge-learning train and help us catch up with the fast-changing world.
Should we be looking to online means to supplement, support and scaffold offline English-language education, rather than blindly wading towards total dependence?
Whilst efforts are being made to reduce educational inequality via EdTech, just how effective these policies and initiatives will be remains to be seen.