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“BrightEye Ventures recently released a new report on global edtech investment. The report’s findings suggest that Europe continues to lag well behind both the United States and China when it comes to investing in edtech. However, the report also found that this doesn’t mean that edtech isn’t actively gaining ground in Europe. In fact, more edtech companies were funded in Europe than China in 2018, but the amount of money exchanging hands was significantly lower.
In 2018, Chinese investors poured $3.3 billion into edtech while American investors invested $1.7 billion and their European counterparts spent $0.7 billion.”
Governments across the Southeast Asia region aim to upgrade their public education systems, but tight budgets often make improvements incremental at best. To address this demand, edtech firms are filling the gap. Here are a few measures adopted by edtech platforms that have cropped up in the past few years, and the companies providing those services:
Our favorite from this article: “great teachers don’t scale”.
AI is a perfect application for real-time learning, but the solution isn’t to replace teachers. Rather, AI can help facilitate the learning process with the help of subject-matter experts. People often think of AI as a sort of Magic 8 Ball that provides answers to questions. But that “black boxes” don’t belong in education, because it’s hard to learn when we don’t know know how the AI arrived at its answers
Laura Truncellito- Laura is the founder and CEO of Language Scholars, LLC, a company which seeks to utilize cutting edge technology to enhance global learning and communication. email@example.com
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