The Growth of Edtech
Edtech is witnessing a boom in India. With several organizations entering the fray, it has become a hyper-competitive space for startups. Tech companies are collaborating with colleges and academic institutions to improve the quality of education and simplify the learning process.
Reasons that aided this growth include affordable internet connectivity, the rise of digital content, increasing penetration of smartphones, and tech literacy even among small towns.
The education market in India is projected to reach $180.9 billion by the end of 2022 from the current $100 billion. The government of India has been making huge investments in education and skill development programs, which are likely to drive the growth of the market.
Hybrid and Blended Learning Models – A Boon
The ‘Hybrid and blended learning models to lead the way in India 2022’ report offers a detailed analysis of the Indian K-12 market potential, with comprehensive data on student enrollments, blended learning, hybrid education, Edtech funding, and current market penetration. The report focuses on the key trends in the Indian education industry which has grown immensely over the past few years.
It provides an insight into schools and universities’ decision-making process when it comes to new technologies by providing information such as the importance of online learning and online education market size.
The Indian education market will reach $180.9 billion by 2022. In the next four years, hybrid learning models will (1) seamlessly blend online and face-to-face educational delivery modalities and (2) multiply exponentially – all to the benefit of the student.
The Skilling and Employability Challenge
The Skilling and Employability Challenge in India 2022 addresses the difficulties of skilling and employability in India. It is the result of collaboration between the World Economic Forum and NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, Government of India. With 148 million young people expected to enter India’s workforce by 2022, we must move now to ensure they are equipped with the right skills and are employed. Our goal: ensure that India’s young people are job-ready.
About the Author
Dr. Amandeep Kaur completed her Ph.D. in organic chemistry and has been an educator for over 5 years. In addition to this, she has published e-books related to chemistry, runs a coaching institute for JEE and NEET students, and has participated in several national and international seminars. She has also completed several courses and participated in workshops on ICT tools and blended learning in education.