Zoom EdTech Chief: Bricks-And-Mortar Universities Will Be Next To Face Digital Disruption
Power Technology, September 30th, 2021
October 10, 2021,
Volume 283, Issue 1
Zoom on why the investment in edtech will outlast Covid, as hybrid models are here to stay in corporate and higher education. Giacomo Lee reports.
The 'Zoom Boom' of the last 18 months has seen more of us work and play in video calls, leading to a much-discussed sea change in employment and entertainment. But the impact of virtual conferencing on the future of education will be just as great as on the future of work, and there's growing investment in edtech as a result. Edtech isn't just for schools, either: it's also a new way to train staff in areas such as cybersecurity - an increasing workplace danger - and another reason to invest in the virtual sphere even after Covid. Hybrid models, in other words, aren't going away anytime soon.
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