Education and technology have merged to create everyday miracles like online lessons, interactive courses, laboratory simulations, virtual museum tours, and collaborative documents. To meet the evolving needs of modern digital learners, classrooms are being remodeled and redefined in many ways with the advancement of technology.
The global edtech industry is estimated to be worth $127 billion. Various edtech startups are thriving to get a better market position. Be it an early-stage edtech startup or a growing edtech business, one must be updated with current trends, customer demand patterns, and other factors related to the edtech market to make the best out of the edtech business.
Since the pandemic made distance learning a necessity, it presented a unique opportunity to adopt digital trends that can adapt and carry over to in-person instruction. Education technology trends emphasize connectivity, versatility, and student-centered learning.
AI and ML play a pivotal role in edtech solutions providing students with personalized learning experience. An AI-powered edtech solution can collect and analyze important data and information related to students’ search history, likes, dislikes, ratings, preferences, and other online interactions and behavioral patterns to offer them a personalized home page of the edtech app or website.
Cloud technology allows students to access programs and files from any device, including laptops, desktops, tablets, and phones. They collaborate on projects from any place—which is indeed a hassle-free experience.
Blockchain technology has also a significant role in the education sector, especially in data storage. This trend has transformed record-keeping for pupil credentials and certificates, eliminating the need to verify degrees and other academic papers. Blockchain ensures transparent ledgers and honesty and transparency in educational qualifications.
In this edition, our aim is to provide readers with insights into the current EdTech space and innovations and trends taking place in this sector.