‘Education needs to adopt hybrid models for lifelong learning’

The education sector has to reimagine learning in the post-Covid-19 era, according to Thomas Friedman, Pulitzer Prize winning author and columnist for The New York Times.

He believes that K-12 educators need to train students to become curious for lifelong learning. Post-secondary education will become a hybrid ecosystem of platforms, colleges, and local schools for reskilling and upskilling.

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Watch a Webinar on the ‘Future of Education’ moderated by Ravi Kumar S., President, Infosys where Thomas Friedman shares his perspective on how technology is creating hybrid models of learning, bringing down the cost of education, and facilitating lifelong learning.

Thomas Friedman authored ‘The World is Flat’ after interacting with Nandan Nilekani, co-founder of Infosys, on a visit to the Infosys campus. The bestseller chronicles how the level playing field in business has been flattened by forces of globalization and shifts in technology.

Published with permission of The New York Times