Nord Anglia has released data on the use of EdTech and Digital Teaching and Learning across their 77 schools.
Analysis carried out by Nord Anglia indicates the lasting impact of Digital Teaching and Learning and EdTech tools within its schools. The analysis of Global Campus — Nord Anglia’s online learning platform identified that students accessed over 1.2 million online learning sessions, across 239 co-curricular activities between December 2021 and March 2022.
Students opted for wellbeing and global citizenship courses
Key Findings - Students
- 48.9% of students opted for wellbeing and global citizenship activities, which were especially popular in China (50.1%) and India (50.4%). Globally, these courses grew in popularity by 9.5% compared to the same period last year.
- 23.3% of students chose courses on developing creativity, with students in Europe (32.5%) and Southeast Asia & the Middle East (31.9%) engaging most frequently in these activities.
- 19.8% of students selected Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) courses. STEM activities were the most popular with students studying in the Americas, selected by 26.8% of students.
Key Findings - Teachers
- There was a 23.5% increase in courses taken by colleagues during the December 2021 to March 2022 period, compared to the same period last year.
- Out of more than a thousand courses available to teachers on NAU, the most popular course for the period was ‘Supporting Student Wellbeing’.
- 10,000 teachers are using its digital learning platform for CPD.
Dr Elise Ecoff, Group Education Director, Nord Anglia Education, said: “What our latest EdTech analysis shows is the extent to which digital teaching and learning has become ‘learning as usual’. From our conversations with students, digital learning is just part of their education now that the majority of schools have returned to on-campus lessons. We’re using the experiences of our teachers to continually develop exciting new learning content for our students for the classroom and at home.”
Nord Anglia’s EdTech analysis also looked at how its 10,000 teachers are using its digital learning platform, Nord Anglia University, for professional development.
Dr Elise Ecoff said: “Wellbeing is a cornerstone of our global education strategy, which explains why our students and teachers are using our digital learning platforms to support their learning and development in this key area. Nord Anglia University is designed to create a fantastic learning community by providing our 10,000 teachers in 31 countries with all the professional development courses they need at any stage in their career, using AI to recommend and tailor course content to each colleague’s needs.”