Global Research Journal of Education

Perspective - Global Research Journal of Education ( 2022) Volume 10, Issue 1

Digitalization of education in pandemic

Yang Chu*
Department of Higher Education, Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea
*Corresponding Author:
Yang Chu, Department of Higher Education, Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea, Email:

Received: 02-Feb-2022, Manuscript No. GRJE-22-60497; Editor assigned: 04-Feb-2022, Pre QC No. GRJE-22-60497(PQ); Reviewed: 18-Feb-2022, QC No. GRJE-22-60497; Revised: 21-Feb-2022, Manuscript No. GRJE-22-60497(R); Published: 28-Feb-2022, DOI: 10.15651/2408-6894.22.10.131


The COVID-19 has led to faculties close all throughout the world. Globally, over 1.2 billion youngsters are out of the school room. As a result, schooling has modified dramatically, with the distinct upward push of e-studying, wherein coaching is undertaken remotely and on virtual structures. Research shows that on-line studying has been proven to growth retention of information, and take much less time; that means the adjustments coronavirus have induced is probably right here to stay.

While nations are at distinctive factors of their COVID-19 contamination rates, international there are presently extra than 1.2 billion youngsters in 186 nations stricken by college closures because of the pandemic. In Denmark, youngsters as much as the age of eleven are returning to nurseries and faculties after to begin with ultimate on 12 March, however in South Korea college students are responding to roll calls from their instructors on-line. With this surprising shift far from the school room in lots of elements of the globe, a few are thinking whether or not the adoption of on-line studying will hold to persist post-pandemic, and the way any such shift might affect the global schooling marketplace.

Responses of Schools in COVID-19

In reaction to vast demand, many on-line studying structures are imparting unfastened to get their entry to services, such as structures like BYJU`S, a Bangaloreprimarily based totally instructional generation and on-line tutoring organization based in 2011, that is now the world`s maximum rather valued Edtech company. Since pronouncing unfastened stay training on its Think and Learn app, BYJU`s has visible a 200% growth within the variety of recent college students the use of its product, consistent with Mrinal Mohit, the company`s Chief Operating Officer.

Tencent school room, meanwhile, has been used significantly on account that mid-February after the Chinese authorities informed 1/4 of one billion full-time college students to renew their research via on-line structures. This resulted within the largest “on-line movement” within the records of schooling with about 730,000, or 81% of K-12 college students, attending training through the Tencent K-12 Online School in Wuhan.

Other businesses are bolstering skills to offer a oneforestall save for instructors and college students. For example, Lark, a Singapore-primarily based totally collaboration suite to begin with advanced with the aid of using Byte Dance as an inner device to satisfy its personal exponential increase, started out imparting instructors and college students limitless video conferencing time, auto-translation skills, real-time comodifying of mission work, and clever calendar scheduling, among different features. To accomplish that speedy and in a time of crisis, Lark ramped up its international server infrastructure and engineering skills to make certain dependable connectivity.

Some school districts have formed their own partnerships, such as Los Angeles Unified School District and PBS, KCET and offered regional education programs with individual channels and various digital options for different age groups. Media organizations like the BBC are also promoting virtual learning, Bite size daily offers 14 weeks of curriculum-based learning to children across the UK, with well experienced faculty.

Future of Learning

Some believe that an unplanned rapid transition to untrained, inadequate bandwidth, and poorly prepared online learning leads to a poor user experience that doesn't lead to sustainable growth, while a new hybrid education model. Some believe that will emerge. There is a big advantage. “I believe that the integration of information technology in education will be further accelerated and that online education will eventually become an integral component of school education, there were already successful transitions amongst many universities. For example, Zhejiang University managed to get more than 5,000 courses online just two weeks into the transition using “Ding Talk ZJU”. The Imperial College London started offering a course on the science of coronavirus, which is now the most enrolled class launched in 2020 on Coursera.

The Challenges of Online Learning

There are, however, challenges to overcome. Some students without reliable internet access and/or technology struggle to participate in digital learning; this gap is seen across countries and between income brackets within countries. For example, whilst 95% of the students in Switzerland, Norway, and Austria have a computer to use for their schoolwork, only 34% in Indonesia do according to OECD data. In US, there is a significant gap between those from privileged and disadvantaged backgrounds: whilst virtually all 15 year old people from a privileged background said that they had a computer to work on, nearly 25% of those are from disadvantaged backgrounds does not have any technology equipment. While some schools and other organizations have been providing digital equipment to students who are in need, such as in New South Wales, Australia, many are still concerned that the pandemic will widen the digital divide.

The Importance of Disseminating nowledge is Highlighted Through COVID-19

Major world events are often an inflection point for rapid innovation, and it is clear example of ecommerce post SARS. It's still unclear if this will apply to post- COVID-19 e-learning, but it's one of the few sectors where investment isn't exhausted. This pandemic has revealed the importance of spreading knowledge to borders, businesses, and every part of society. If online learning technology can play a role here, we all need to reach its full potential.