How Will Schools Look Like In 2050

Looking at how fast-paced today’s youth is, teaching trends also need to keep up pace with the same.

Looking at how fast-paced today’s youth is, teaching trends also need to keep up pace with the same to ensure engagement yet productive learning. With technological advancements, students today no more will be seen with heavy school bags and notes, instead will be seen leveraging laptops and tablets to aid quick learning. This will also include online schooling which will truly democratise education, where every student can get access to quality education material online irrespective of their circumstances beyond limitations.

Here are some predictable characteristics of how schools will look in 2050


1. Expect a personalised curriculum:

With the introduction of Artificial Intelligence gaining more popularity, in 2050 you can expect your curriculum to be tailored to your particular needs and abilities. Unlike the current schooling environment, a one-size-fits-all approach will no more be feasible. 

For instance, if you are weak in Science, then you will be given more reading and writing material which helps you to focus to make a strong base for the respective subject. Keeping current schooling trends in mind, as a teacher caters to multiple students at a given time, they cannot dedicate time to just 1 child in class. The student has to join an additional class post-school hours to bridge this gap. In online schools of 2050, AI will be mature enough to identify students’ strengths and weaknesses and work towards improving them effectively.

2. Fees slash down:

Due to the massive utility of the internet, education or study material is accessible online with just a few clicks for free. Making education available to all strata of life, fees will soon be slashed giving parents more autonomy to choose quality educational institutes for their children.

Additionally, schools are at the moment trying to automate every department where manpower can be reduced, reducing overall costs incurred by the institute. This will eventually boil down to affecting annual school fees positively. 

3. Freedom to choose your subject:

With skill-based learning gaining momentum, students today aim to master one skill set and dig deep into it. Jack of all master of none, is no more appreciated due to the depth of knowledge required to complete a given task. With this said and done, choosing the most interesting subjects at the very initial stage will ensure knowledge gaining from the very beginning. By 2050, you can expect this to be a part of the yearly form in order to gauge interest statistics for a batch.

4. Homeschooling or online schooling will be regular:

Though homeschooling has its benefits, parents are sceptical about following this path as the child loses social skills due to a lack of conversation. Moreover, the pandemic made people comfortable with online schooling as there were fewer options. With time people will be pleased with online schools and homeschools mechanism allowing them better time management at their comfort. By 2050, the bias will be removed entirely from parents’ minds since technology will ensure access to higher-quality education.

5. A rise in socio-emotional learning:

For the growing need of raising all-rounders, not only raising technically strong individuals but also socially intelligent children is critical. Therefore, the need to train children on the socio-emotional front is important. Socio-emotional intelligence would include traits like corporate with team members, being an active listener, motivating others to bring out the best in them, etc. Additionally, it involves problem-solving skills, healthy relationship building and a feeling of empathy towards one and all.

6. Project-based learning:

It is highly proven that if you learn a concept through a project, i.e. self-learned you will be able to recall it faster. In a school environment, it is as simple as introducing a new topic via research and with the help of Google. Ideally, a project-based learning program allows the learner the autonomy to explore various mediums of knowledge. Like someone may like to learn via an audio-visual or someone may like to read a blog regarding the same. As long as the concept has been understood, there are no constraints in the medium of learning enabling optimal learning.

About Shri Harshad C. Valia International School:

Shri Harshad C. Valia International School is the best CBSE English medium co-educational school located in Andheri (West). Our goal is to provide value-driven education based on the best of the National Curriculum in a safe and conducive environment. We believe in including creativity in all our teaching-learning methods by providing exciting opportunities and experience both in and beyond the classroom. 

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