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By 2025 there will be half a billion more school and university graduates in the world than today, driven primarily by population growth in developing countries. How will current models of education deliver to the scale, quality and speed required?
Innovation requires capital. Governments are struggling to fund education to previous levels and education is not drawing on enough private capital to fund the innovation that’s needed. Public-Private Partnerships will be critical to supporting future growth, innovation and access to education.
Applications of advanced technology in education and learning will begin to hit their strides by 2025 with AR/VR and Artificial Intelligence becoming increasingly integrated into core education delivery and learning processes. Most likely starting in the corporate and non-accredited sectors.
China, with the largest education market in the world, has led education VC investment growth over the past five years. China now makes up over 50% of all Global VC investment in education, the USA 20%, India, 10% and Europe 8%.
New applications of the blockchain for education and talent are still emerging in this ‘fuzzy front end’ of the innovation cycle. HolonIQ has been keeping an eye on emerging models, use cases and start-ups operating this is space and have published our first 2019 Education Blockchain Market Map, which identifies 50 companies working across six thematic areas.