Educational technology is the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning. When referred to with its abbreviation, EdTech, it is often referring to the industry of companies that create educational technologies.
Impact on Education
- Enhancement of learning: EdTech tools can offer engaging and interactive learning experiences, cater to diverse learning styles, and personalize learning pathways.
- Accessibility and Equity: EdTech can provide access to educational resources and opportunities for learners in remote locations or with disabilities.
- Efficiency and Management: EdTech tools can streamline administrative tasks, automate grading, and provide data-driven insights for educators.
The EdTech market is anticipated to experience significant growth, with experts forecasting a market value of USD 696.04 billion by 2028. Some prominent EdTech companies include: