IoT has immense potential to transform the traditional education system, making it more engaging, interactive, and personalised. It can enhance collaboration and communication, provide real-time monitoring and data analytics, and improve the safety and security of students and teachers. However, integrating IoT in education also poses some challenges, including cost and infrastructure, privacy and security, and training and support. Despite these challenges, the benefits of IoT in education outweigh the challenges, and it is crucial for the education sector to embrace this technology to prepare students for the digital age.
IoT has already shown promise in improving the education system, with successful implementation in various countries, such as Finland. As the technology continues to advance, we can expect more IoT devices and applications to be tailored specifically for the education sector. Virtual and augmented reality, wearables, and sensors for health monitoring are just some of the developments we can expect to become normal in educational settings in the future.