The use of technology or the internet-based data has changed the pattern of human life in this digital era. For that reason, the development of the digital world is so dynamic that not only it affects people’s lifestyles. It also changes people’s lifestyles which cannot be avoided by anyone. Thus, the changes mainly have an impact on one area, mainly the digital technology.
It is in fact that every individual has needs and demands for advanced information technology wherever they go. Thus, the development of human dynamics replaces the development of technology. Mainly in the context of the digital era, which turns it into a reality and even a necessity.
technology has helped in terms of providing solutions to society, especially the problems in the education sector. Technological sophistication in the digital era actually becomes an advanced tool for educators and professionals in preparing a life provision for the future generations. However, in terms of the learning perspective, in addition to providing opportunities for expanding learning areas. The digital era also raises some challenges in various fields of life in the society, especially in the field of education.
Therefore, what are the challenges that are faced by the education sector, especially during this digital era? The challenges include:
- Challenges in the increasingly fierce digital competition — The digital era increases competitiveness in society, especially in producing the quality of creative works as the result of new thoughts, inventions of science, technology and the arts as well.
- Challenges to increase value and ongoing development — The digital era also increases the challenges in the work productivity as well as the economic growth and equity, as an effort to maintain and enhance sustainable development.
- Challenges on the emergence of new invasion and colonialism — Another challenge faced by education in the digital world are mainly in the field of science and technology by replacing the emergence of new invasion and colonialism in the political and economic sectors.
- Challenges to conduct comprehensive research — To conduct comprehensive research in a specific field of education will be quite a challenge, since it involves the society as a whole. Especially in terms of transforming the structure of society from traditional to modern society and the implications for improving and developing the quality of life of human resources.
The relationship between society and the expansion of the digital era
all people must increase their creativity in the world of technology. So that they can keep up with the current developments in all the latest digital trends. This will certainly have a huge impact in the world of education. Especially regarding the opportunities and challenges in the future.
Therefore to be able to seek opportunities, as well as to respond to the challenges of the digital era. Education must be properly adapted to the conditions of society in general. For that reason, people must also pay attention to the nature of education both in the past, present and future.