India’s Education System: Learning through play is possible by Online Education?
INDIA’S EDUCATION SYSTEM
One of the most reputable education systems to serve people in the world with the impartation of knowledge is that of India. The system of education of levels at a step from each other; which ranges from the lower level which has five “classes”, the upper education level with two, and the high-level education which has three classes and the highest of them being the higher secondary education level also has two levels. In India, there is a common set of courses that are basically designed (with the exception of provincial differences in other languages) until the high completion of the high-level education. During the higher school level of education, students have eligibility for special potentials of their choice, based on their preferences for higher education. English and Hindi are the basic language subjects that are learned in schools as core and any other local dialect subject as per their province.
The Indian government has systems and policies that have been put in place to enhance the education of the people, making it easier for every Indian child to enjoy education. A lot has been put in place to give every child the right to education and training which was propelled in the Policy for National Education in 1986 and the Program of Action in 1992 to foresee and give free and obligatory education for all Indian children who are below the age of 14 before the 21st Century. To make this happen, the government of India devoted to the giving of a 6 percentage of the total GDP for education, of which a half would e for the primary education level. The outflow on education as a proportion of the given GDP also rose to about 3.6 from 0.7 from the years, 1951-1998.
There are government schools that are managed by the government. The administration of activities, infrastructure, and labor and staff ore all managed by the government. Because it is the government seeing to the management of such schools, the fees paid are quite stumpy, making them easily affordable. There are also private schools that are managed by private entities or individuals. In such schools, the management and administration of the schools are done by private individuals or organizations so the fees are higher. There is another kind of school which were started by private organizations or individuals with their own facilities but have aid from the government.
Education, being the medium of knowledge impartation has been on a great pace of development and improvement in the world, especially in India. Many years ago, education was only manual, thus, being in a classroom for a teacher to teach the students who are willing to learn something.
Online education is a system of education where students have access to education using their computers at home through the use of the internet. Online education has been very popular and useful to the full-time workers who still want to upgrade their education status and to the raising family folks also. It has been of great help to many students since they can have access to education and learning materials as close as their homes. Mostly, online graduation and course programs, some of which are provided using visual technologies, are given through the e-earning portal of the host university. Education grew into a technological model, making teaching and learning easy and accessible to many individuals where ever they may find themselves.
THE LEARNING THROUGH PLAY CONCEPT
The teaching and learning through play has got to do with the psychology in education which expresses how a child can learn with effect on the things around them having their imageries and concepts in their minds. Children build up social and cognitive skills, establish expressively, and grow self-confidence needed to keep in new experiences and environments.
In the teaching and learning processes of students, children to be precise, using plays make them active and fast learners, the ability to confront physical and mental hindrances, the exposition to how new-fangled things can be achieved, being keen and skills practice inclined and being excited about them.
According to the advocates of the model, play allows kids to have a grasp of the understanding of their world. Children naturally have this interest to discover and make plays of acts as a medium to do so. Five elements were discovered for child’s play model that was elaborated upon and they are given below:
- The pleasing and gratifying aspect of play
- In the play, no learning must be prescribed, restricting children to one thing
- There must be a voluntary will in play and must be spontaneous
- The player must be active enough to engage in the play
- There must be an involvement of make-believe
HOW POSSIBLE IS ONLINE EDUCATION THROUGH PLAY?
Knowing how beneficial learning through play is, there is the need for it to be used in teaching and learning, especially amongst kids to help in the easy absorption of images for words and videos for the concepts been taught. Plays such as educative video games and cards keep children to remember basic mathematics and arithmetic. The use of play through learning is basically accepted everywhere in the world where cards, stones, colors, artworks, and many more are used to teach children to help them in their studies.
The concept of online learning or online education through play is possible in our world today due to the development of technology and the internet. Already, there are online application systems that are designed to educate children as they play the games to learn from the mathematics, physics, biology and other subjects which are common amongst us and are found around us every day, making the concepts of those subjects and their related topics easy understandable to children.
With relation to online conducted classes by schools for children and even adults, there can be the inclusion of plays that will help enhance education and learning. For example, bubble shoot helps build the brains of children and even adults and this makes them fast thinkers.
When plays are included in online education, it will make children develop a love for online education. Since the beginning of the education of children, it has always been the manual way where they go to sit in a class, and are taught by teachers. This will make it a little difficult for some kids to adjust to the change or evolution of learning online. To get the children to adjust to the online education gets them to have fun with it that eventually gives them a good reason to learn online as it is essential.
The possibility of learning through play by online education is very possible, but surely will be if the right systems to operate with are done to make it work. The right application systems to be used are to be designed to work on computers, phones, and digital technologies that are made for education in schools like the kid’s tablet.