The Nigerian Educational system overhaul has long been due. The educational system has been unable to carry the weight and responsibility of thousands of students of decay infrastructure, lack funding and unqualified teacher and outdated material.
Cloud computing is the key technology that will aid the future of education, here are the reasons why
Accessibility to all
Due to the recent global event, e-learning has been the main substitute for in-class or personal education around the world, and here in Nigeria as private universities and schools have taken suit to this trend continuing their regular semester/session for students wherever they are.
E-learning can also elevate the population to resources ratio problems of public institutions and schools as e-learning could spread and reach each student and when the global situation is favorable, students around the country could choose between e-learning or in-class tuition. Lifting financial burdens on students and institutions alike. All of this made possible through digital communication platforms such as Zoom communication platforms, google meetings, etc. which depend on cloud computing technology.
Accessibility to Latest Educational Materials and teaching
Nigerian Universities is ranked 901-1000 accord to the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019, this is a clear sign of a need for change in the structure and methodology of teaching. A cloud solution can provide the teaching resource both teacher and student crave to stay competitive globally.
Advancement in Technology
Most of the Technological advancement created by the US and other 1st world countries is a collaboration with tertiary institutions. Cloud computing is the bridge at which exponential technology (big data, artificial technology .etc) function, thrive and lead to more advance technologies through research and development which mainly carried out by tertiary institutions. If the Nigerian government should invest in cloud technology, the future of youth and technology will be guaranteed