The Pandemic Presents an Opportunity in Crisis for Educational Apps
The shutdowns and lockdowns due to the novel coronavirus (or COVID-19) pandemic has affected many sectors, including the education sector in a never seen manner. Schools, colleges, institutes, universities and training centers all are not accessible to students and faculty members alike. This is caused the world’s largest-ever disruption in teaching and learning.
But as the human-spirit finds an opportunity in every adversity, it has also triggered the world’s largest and most wide-spread remote learning experiment, taking online, and mobile-based education to millions of students. No one was prepared to adopt the new method and it has been a steep learning curve for students, educators and parents. This coming to terms with the new reality has proved to be a windfall for one of the fastest-growing industries tech sector – educational app development.
Efforts of national scale by governments, communities, universities, and schools to employ mobile technology to continue the education, of their future generations during pandemic, are evolving and coming to fore very quickly. At Raindrops technologies, our educational mobile apps have allowed teachers to pack knowledge in a small device and put it into the hands and in the pockets of their learners.
According to a World Bank report, education and training is the second largest category of mobile apps and solutions in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. The e-learning mobile app development demand from schools and universities are overwhelming and the upgrades to them almost every week as we, at Raindrops Technologies, actively understand the dynamic scenario and incorporate those needs. Even when schools would be allowed to open, the educational apps are going to be around and about as people have made them part of their lives. They will revolutionise the education for many years to come.
Some Reasons why Teachers and Students Prefer E-Learning Mobile Apps:
The Opportunity for Educational Mobile Apps
During times of crisis and isolation, mobile app development companies like Raindrops Technologies, have helped schools, colleges and universities and thereby students with content, convenience and connectivity. Educational mobile apps use is only going to increase even after the shutdowns and lock downs are lifted and students and teachers return to campuses.
The new avenues of learning, sharing and teaching have become part of our lives and the students will continue to demand form their schools maintain a significant online presence. The governments are also going to encourage this disrupting technology to flourish to prepare themselves and future generations for another such crisis.
The global market for education apps was growing even before the crisis hit and dominated our mind-spaces – it was calculated to be under 90 billion in 2016, rose to USD 107 billion in 2018 and under “normal” circumstance would have grown to cross USD 125 billion in 2020. With COVID-19, now it is estimated to be over USD 200 billion by the end of 2020 and close to USD 350 billion by 2025.
At Raindrops Technologies, we are a team of experienced educational app development professionals offering our off-the-shelf and ready-to-go feature-rich apps as well as services for the development of custom education apps comparable to the best in the industry. If you are a school, university or an institute or even a teacher with large following and wish to provide an effective means to deliver and engage your students then you can rely on us to deliver the best solution for you. You cannot affords to pass more time thinking more and need to act now. All you need to decide is the platform, the features, and leave everything else to us.