Golden
Cluster: Educational technology

Cluster: Educational technology

A cluster of topics related to the use of technology in education to improve learning and teaching.

Teaching technology platforms

Platforms that connect teachers and students.

Learning management systems

Learning Management Systems (LMS) administer, document, track, report and deliver learning. Assets are uploaded to the Learning Management System, which makes them easily accessible for remote learners. In some cases, the LMS may even have built-in eLearning authoring tools that allow the user to develop online training materials without additional third-party software.

Social platforms

Social platforms connect students with each other. In K-12 settings, social platforms are being used to connect students and educators to other stakeholders, such as parents. Some, such as Graduway, focus on communication between alumni and on career growth.

Content researchers, aggregators and providers

Physical and digital platforms that provide students with context and substance.

Open access academic journals

Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources are shared teaching, learning, and research resources available under legally recognized open licenses.

Publishing

Online Courses

These include massive open online course (MOOC) platforms and proprietary operators.

English language teaching (ELT) and language learning

Companies that provide a platform and content for language learning and others that utilize technology to facilitate live contact with a human instructor.

Bootcamps and engineering courses

Short, full-time programs that teach digital, technical, or other career-focused skills. Coding bootcamps cab last from 6 weeks to 2 years and focus on fast, high impact learning.

Learning disabilities

These companies offer products or platforms that aim to overcome learning disabilities.

  • Puzzle Piece (company)
  • The LD Edge Network
  • Joconoi Solutions

Accredited programs

These companies partner with universities to offer a variety of accredited general courses online.

Institutional, program, and classroom management

Institutional

Online Program Management (OPM)

  • 2U
  • Academic Partnerships
  • Bisk
  • Pearson Embanet
  • Wiley Educations Solutions

Classroom management software

Classroom management software assists in the creation of a class environment meant to better engage students in the learning process. These tools can limit students distraction, give teachers visibility to students' screens, and also give parent's visibility to how their child is performing in class.

Student Information Systems (SIS)

Educator management

Financing and support

Venture capital, incubators, accelerators, and student loan and debt repayment companies for focus on education, educational technology, and students.

Venture capital

Firms that provide funding to ed tech companies and non-profits.

Incubators and accelerators

Student loans and financing

These include lenders, micro-lenders, and payment processing companies.

Education ICOs

  • Code of Talent
  • Coin2College
  • DD Coin
  • EdToken
  • Expercoin
  • Extra Credit
  • HolidayCoin
  • KNW Token
  • Larecoin
  • LiveEdu
  • ODEM
  • PeruCoin
  • TootyrToken
  • True Reply Token
  • TuteCoin
  • Tutellus

Non-profits

Career advancement and planning

These companies offer coursework and mentorship for people interested in furthering their career.

Ed Tech Events

Event name
Location

AFR HE Summit

Melbourne, Australia

BETT

London, UK

BETT Asia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

BMO Back to School

New York, US

Connected Learning Summit

Irvine, US

Dare to Learn

Helsinki, Finland

Digital Learning Annual Conference

Austin, US

ED Games Expo

Washington DC, US

EdSurge Fusion

San Francisco, US

EdTech Asia Summit

Hong Kong, China

EdTech Conference

Laatzen, Germany

EdTech Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden

EdTechX Africa

Cape Town, South Africa

EdTechX Asia

Singapore

Education Expo

Beijing, China

Education Innovation Conference

Bangalore, India

EduTECH

Manila, Philippines

EduTech Australia

Sydney, Australia

EduTechX Europe

London, UK

GES

Beijing, China

GET China

Beijing, China

ICDEET

Beijing, China

International Schools China

Shanghai, China

Israel EdTech Summit

Tel Aviv, Israel

ISTE Conference

Chicago, US

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Learning theories and methods

Education start ups

  • LearnLux
  • Education Revolution
  • ChatENG
  • Zelda Learning
  • Educative
  • BlockSpaces

School improvement model

Other

Timeline

People

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Related Golden topics

Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Blue Elephant

Beijing

Venture Capital

Brighteye Ventures

Paris

Venture Capital

Educapital

Paris

Venture Capital

Emerge Education

London

Venture Capital

Learn

Venture Capital

New Schools

Venture Capital

Rethink

Venture Capital

University Ventures

Venture Capital