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Educational technology

Educational technology

Use of technology in education to improve learning and teaching; not restricted to high technology.

Teaching technology platforms

Platforms that connect teachers and students.

Learning management systems

Learning Management Systems (LMS) administer, document, track, report and deliver learning. Educational assets are uploaded to the Learning Management System, which makes them accessible for remote learners. In some cases, the LMS may 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.

Educational games
Content researchers, aggregators and providers
Open access academic journals and publishers
Open Educational Resources

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

Academic publishing companies

Second hand textbooks
Online Courses

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

Content creators
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.

Learning disabilities

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

Accredited programs

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

Institutional, program, and classroom management
Institutional management

Institutional management programs include scheduling and events calendaring software.

Online Program Management (OPM)
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
  • Academy Token
  • Code of Talent
  • Coin2College
  • DD Coin
  • EdToken
  • Expercoin
  • Extra Credit
  • HolidayCoin
  • KNW Token
  • Larecoin
  • LiveEdu
  • ODEM
  • PeruCoin
  • TootyrToken
  • True Reply Token
  • TuteCoin
  • Tutellus

Nonprofit edtech companies

Alternative educational for children
Career advancement and planning

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

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.

Coding bootcamps

Ed Tech Events

Event name
Location
Date

AFR HE Summit

Melbourne, Australia

August 27-28, 2019

BETT

London, UK

BETT Asia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

BMO Back to School

New York, US

Connected Learning Summit

Irvine, US

...

Learning theories and methods
Other

Timeline

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Hack Education

Audrey Watters

Web

Miguel Angel Perez Alvarez

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Equitymaster
September 23, 2021
mint
The startups era has just begun, and it will provide massive opportunities to those who can spot the right trends at the right time
Natasha Mascarenhas
September 9, 2021
TechCrunch
Edtech's boom is rivaled by that of the creator economy, which promises to help creators monetize and democratize their passions, all while maintaining their identity.
Richard Dal Porto
September 2, 2021
TechCrunch
Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.
Mike Butcher
August 3, 2021
TechCrunch
With the pandemic wreaking havoc amongst early years education amid school lockdowns, it's no wonder EdTech startups have piled into the space. But it's also served to highlight the abysmal nature of earl years teaching: Some 40 million teachers across the globe are leaving the sector, according to to the World Bank. Of the 1.5 [...]
Livemint
July 20, 2021
mint
The funding will be used to expand product portfolio, team and technology adoption, the organisations said in a joint statement
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