Acknowledging that technology cannot replace teachers, UGC vice-chairperson Dr. Bhushan Patwardhan in a webinar explained that We should not create our education strategy automatically as technology cannot replace teachers. He added that due to COVID-19 people are revising to modern ways to learn but this should not give rise to our education system automated and we should not hinge on the trend.
Human connectivity is a very crucial part of learning, increasing experience while conserving a give-and-take connection between the tutor and student, other than receiving practical knowledge only. For example, learning in internships from one’s instructor or understanding and comprehending knowledge just by examining things around us which is difficult for technology to educate us as yet, he emphasized.
The guide, Heartfulness Institute said that The motivation behind instruction is to support adaptable awareness, and concentrated on the procedure of congruity in progress and learning.
Further, Dr. Pankaj Gupta, President, IIHMR University commented that We need to re-strategize our existing education system. The new online system has increased the screen time of students and faculties both, which might hamper their mental health in the near future.
Dr. DP Goyal, Director, IIM, Shillong likewise said in the webinar that students, staff, guardians are feeling the squeeze to grasp this new model of instruction so we can expect that it is as yet under the testing stage. To change the current training framework, we should be coordinated, versatile, and inventive in our methodology and mentality. The staff needs to sharpen and establish trust. Training has no importance, in the event that it isn’t admire based. Being unassuming, genuine, and altruistic in our methodology is the greatest COVID-19 learning.