The Indian government has allocated an extra USD $15b to education for the 2019-20 budget, targeted at encouraging school attendance of 5-6 year olds in rural areas. Meanwhile, Indian EdTech solutions are being recognised globally, with four of the nation’s startups being selected as finalists in a global prize and India’s only EdTech Unicorn, Byju’s spends $120m on a U.S. play-based learning startup.
Mapping the conversation on the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals for Education
$15B identified for 2019/2010 education budget. India EdTech accelerating. Bilateral negotiations with the UK over academic equivalency.
07 Feb 19. $3.2b, or almost 50% of all VC investment in 2018 occurred in just 27 deals each valued at over USD $50m.
30 Jan 19. Everything you need to know about the Global Education Technology Market in 10 charts