Technology: Changing Education Paradigms

Why schools shouldn’t approach technology like businesses once did

While businesses might be excused for initially adopting an efficiency objective when it comes to technology, schools cannot. This objective has already been shown to be ineffective for businesses. More importantly though, efficiencies – unlike for business – should not be the objective of successful teaching.

British educationist and author Sir Ken Robinson has famously called on schools to abandon the efficiency-driven, industrial paradigm.