Before the Industrial Revolution, fewer than 10% of schools taught mathematics, After the tipping point, every school introduced mathematics because that was the centre of the revolution. Coding skills are to us now what mathematics was to the Industrial Revolution. Schools need to realize the importance of coding as a skill.
In the next 5-10 years, it would not matter which school children attend schooling rather how digitally literate these children are, especially with the introduction of 5G technology which would be paradigm-shifting and would upend the traditional methods of Education. Economists estimate
the global economic impact of 5G in new goods and services will reach $12 trillion by 2035 as 5G moves mobile technology from connecting people to people and information, towards connecting people to everything. Today’s hi-tech kids learn from the same books I used during my time at school 10 years ago. Our education system promotes rote learning, and this promotes conformism rather than curiosity in children. There is a rote learning raj that governs our schools.