The Onset Of The Mainstream Cloud School Already In The Offing

The Onset Of The Mainstream Cloud School Already In The Offing

The Onset Of The Mainstream Cloud School Already In The Offing

During the TedGlobal meeting that took place in Scotland in mid-June, it came out that the cloud system of education may be here to stay. This is after a professor who founded the initial unilateral cloud educational institutions in the world outlined his plans for a new financial award he has received from a Los Angeles tech group that has recognized his efforts. For Sugata Mitra, who lectures in the coal-rich region of the United Kingdom, learning, as a rule, has not altered for the past half a millennium and it was time cloud gave it the fifth gear up.education-security

The Cloud School

Prof. Mitra has set up a quintet of such virtual educational institutions, a trio of which is in the Indian subcontinent and a dual in England. There is also a plethora of campuses around the planet that are taking his lead by using his software infrastructure to deliver seamless teaching with little tutorial interference other than a rare moderator. This reinforces the professor’s theory that the premise of the cloud educational point is to bequeath pupils a level of self-comprehension. This, in turn, eschews the traditional drawback of digesting what tutors instruct students.

One of the educational facilities that the icon of cloud schooling is concentrating on is in one of the hidden villages of the Indian subcontinent. This will be an offshoot of the 1 million-dollar award that he received in early 2013 to help finance his educational endeavors. According to him, the learning facility will stage a modern journey for the children of the poor regions of eastern India who will, for the first time, compete with their global peers.

A Visual Picture of a Cloud School

Far from common conceptions of what an educational institution looks like, the new cloud schools that are in the offing will resemble cyber pods. It will be an all-pane computer lab that will feature a single giant screen, to one side, to give the moderator a chance to feed in directly with a learner who wants assistance. This will happen through video-phone technology that is already available on the PC for free.

The moderator community will emanate from already advanced tutors online. There is already a platform that has been providing teaching assistance in both India and the United Kingdom that will chip in to help launch the new educational scheme. This, therefore, would seem to eradicate a start without human resource as happens in many capital-intensive projects.

Drive

The major drive of this cloud computing education system is to enhance the self-cognitive faculties of kids. They will become better organized.

Still, there will not be a dearth of the communal factor that enriches modern brick-and-mortar education. In lieu of letting pupils become islands unto themselves, the professor has already drawn a communal model for the Indian system. This will be the introduction of services by clubs for young people. Though their work is not yet comprehensive, at the start, these will be able to, among others, narrate tales online to their remote listeners.

The discourse on cloud schools comes at an interesting moment when two major cloud giants, Microsoft and Google are competing to win tutors’ and pupils’ hearts into their respective platforms. This comes from the understanding that many educators are at the crossroads of which applications between the two companies suit them best. This may be healthy for the future of cloud-based education in the future, considering that independent platforms like that of the professor are already making a mark in the sector.

By John Omwamba

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John posses over five years experience in professional writing; with special interests in business, technology and general media. Driven by passion and 'glowing' enthusiasm, he has covered topics cutting across diverse industries with key target audiences including corporates, marketing executives, researchers and global business leaders. John currently freelances for CloudTweaks as a frequent writer.

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