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5 Incredible Benefits of Self-Learning

To meet the competitive nature of the 21-st century world, mere classroom learning proves to be insufficient at many times. So the parents resort to paying exorbitant amounts of money to tuition centres and coaching classes. It adds a lot of pressure on the child and also wastes a lot of which is spent in travelling back and forth.

Self-learning is a smart modern form of learning which is much more engaging and motivating. While it is not a replacement for traditional classroom learning, self-learning can easily be a better supplement than the tuition classes.  With the help of the internet, self-learning has become an effective, convenient and fast method that is gaining much popularity.

Nowadays, a number of self-learning apps are available for school going students which help them to learn by themselves at their homes. Next Education’s Content Access @ Home is such a self-learning solution. With vibrant visuals, e-books, simulations and experiments it helps students clarify their doubts, revise concepts and develop their analytical skills.

Benefits of Self-Learning

There are a number of reasons why self-learning has become increasingly popular in recent times. Let us see why!

Learn anywhere, anytime

You are all set to learn with just a mobile or computer! You can quickly look and revise the concepts anywhere now with no aid from anyone else. Nowadays, many self-learning apps provide their content offline through SD cards, so parents need not even worry about the child getting distracted! 

Helps develop problem-solving skills

Through self-learning, the student learns to search and find their own answers. It allows the child to explore on their own and overcome the learning obstacle by themselves. Here the student actively searches for his answers and learns more in the process.

Emphasis on the process and not the result

Unlike the traditional classroom, self-learning is more concerned with the process of learning than end result. Here the student is teaching himself, so understanding the concept and learning to apply it gains precedence over just mugging up and giving an exam. In this way, learning becomes more meaningful as well.

Stress-free learning

As mentioned before, self-learning is concerned more with the process of learning more than the result. This goes a long way in alleviating stress among the students. It does not create the stress induced by the strict nature of the traditional modes of learning as learning is self-directed.

Curiosity drives the learning process

Self-study comes with no limits. The learner explores a topic by themselves and delves deeper into it. They choose to dig as deep as they want. They search more on the topics that intrigue them and analyse them in detail. This mode of learning allows for a better understanding of the topic as the student gets to explore the various aspects which might not be covered in the classroom. It is driven by curiosity. Therefore holds the interest and attention of the student better.

In addition to all these benefits, self-learning comes in handy in unnatural circumstances such as the complete lockdown we are experiencing in India at the moment. Many students are worried as there is no definite idea on when the classes might commence again. The self-learning tools such as Content Access @ Home can be of great use to these kids as they can safely remain home and learn using their devices. Content Access @ Home comes with a syllabus outlined according to CBSE and ICSE guidelines. It also has a number of exercises and assessments to help the students who are preparing for their exams.

Devika S

Devika S is a copywriter at Next Education India Pvt Ltd. She has completed her Masters in English from the University of Hyderabad. Being a language enthusiast, Devika is well-versed in the Chinese language. She is a passionate reader and ardent listener of a wide variety of music.


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