Israel EdTech: How to deal with Covid’s impact on Higher Education

The impact of Covid on the Higher Education system has been huge, with hundreds of thousands of students missing out on face-to-face seminars and lectures in their most recent final semester. Uncertainty regarding the virus has led to some universities taking steps for the future to ensure that they are well prepared no matter the outcome.

Cambridge recently announced that they are moving all lectures online for the 2020/21 year, a move which was followed by Manchester University but only for their first semester. Many have been cautious with these types of infrastructure changes over the potential of a vaccine or that lockdown measures might be lifted. However, it shows that the future of the UK education system might be changed in the long run as a result of the pandemic.

In Israel, technology in the Education has grown extensively as a variety of different of companies begin to have various offerings that improve speed and efficiency surrounding online learning:

Worldclass.io provides a white label platform that allows medium and large educational companies to launch a mobile and web eLearning environment. With Worldclass, companies and educators can create a modern online academy and mobile app designed to deliver content in a way that engages the learner and increases satisfaction.
newrow_ provides purpose-built, interactive video platforms for education, events, and training. Its solutions are designed to help organizations connect, interact, and engage with large groups of people on a more personal level.
i-Class Information Technologies has created the Advanced Digital Library, a comprehensive content generator that enables classroom and individual learning, smart search, and knowledge file management.

For more information, please contact yariv.becher@israeltrade.gov.il

2020-07-27T12:12:02+00:00July 16th, 2020|edtech, Uncategorized|0 Comments