The Concept of Problem Based Learning (PBL) in Schools

As the world evolves from the industrial age into the knowledge age, problem based learning (PBL) is gaining global traction. Know all about the concept of PBL here.

Only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work, according to Gallup’s new 142-country study on the State of the Global Workplace. This closely resembles the traditional classroom where the majority of the learners do not feel engaged. Traditional teaching methods are no longer successful because they do not involve experimentation, innovation and collaboration. The learning itself remains largely uninteresting. Low levels of interest lead to low levels of motivation, attention and retention. According to research there is a direct correlation between motivation and academic achievement. There is no denying the existence of a strong correlation between engagement at school and engagement at work.

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Sandy Hooda

Sandy Hooda

Sandy Hooda is a first generation entrepreneur with an outstanding track record in technology and hospitality ventures. He realised through personal experience that his school education not only undermined his love of learning, but also played an insignificant role in him becoming successful in life. To better understand whether anyone had solved this education puzzle, he spent three years traveling around the world identifying the most progressive schools and galvanising the superstar education leaders behind these schools in order to create Vega Schools. His life mission is to revolutionise education based on research on ‘why’ and ‘how’ we learn so there is perfect harmony between school education, love of learning, and success in life.

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