Smart Learning as Transformative Impact of Technology: A Paradigm for Accomplishing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Education

Semiu Olawale Makinde, Yusuf Ayodeji Ajani, Mohammed Rabiu Abdulrahman


In recent years, the potential of technology to revolutionize education and support the accomplishment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has garnered significant attention. This article explored the concept of Smart Learning and its role in advancing SDGs within the educational context. Smart Learning involves integrating technology, digital tools, and resources into the teaching and learning process to enhance educational outcomes and address the complex challenges outlined by the SDGs. The benefits of Smart Learning, like enhanced student engagement, personalized learning, and global connectivity examined. Furthermore, it underscored the importance of aligning educational practices with the SDGs to foster sustainability and empower students as active contributors to society. The challenges and opportunities associated with integrating technology in education to achieve the SDGs are discussed. The significance of providing professional development opportunities for educators, ensuring equitable access to technology resources, and fostering collaboration among stakeholders is highlighted. Innovative strategies and pedagogical approaches, to further harness the transformative power of Smart Learning in advancing the SDGs are also addressed. By embracing Smart Learning, educational institutions can create inclusive, equitable, and sustainable learning environments. This article offered valuable insights for further research and implementation of Smart Learning approaches worldwide to support sustainable development initiatives in education.


Education; Smart Learning; Sustainable development goals; Technology; Transformation

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