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Education-as-Usual. Likely but not preferred.

Of the 5 Scenarios for Education in 2030, Education-as-Usual is least preferred but most likely according to 5000+ educators, entrepreneurs, leaders and investors from 30+ countries who have contributed to the Education in 2030 Project.

2019 Artificial Intelligence & Global Education Report

HolonIQ’s Annual Report on the State of Artificial Intelligence in Global Education

35 National AI Strategies. The Global AI Strategy Landscape

Education is the key enabler for nations to realize their AI ambitions, yet the shortage of skilled talent remains the number one barrier to innovation.

Adoption of AI in education is accelerating. Massive potential but big hurdles remain.

The HolonIQ Global Executive Panel reports strong early adoption of artificial intelligence, emerging capability building, but still many barriers.

Five Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Education

Despite its over-hyped status, below the surface lie five distinct applications of AI in education.

Advanced Technology – February 2019

VR adoption gathering momentum in defence training. U.S. government drafts national AI strategy to catch up with China and others. 11 new universities join university blockchain initiative.

10 charts that explain the Global Education Technology market

30 Jan 19. Everything you need to know about the Global Education Technology Market in 10 charts

Content and Publishing Giants – 2019 Outlook

Pearson partners with Microsoft and IBM Watson for AI capabilities. Wiley Education Services acquires OPM provider, The Learning House, for $200 Million.

Technology Giants – 2019 Outlook

Facebook launches its education site. Tencent invests $300m into Yuanfudau. Apple continues hardware push for education.

Hong Kong Education Market – 2019 Outlook

8 Chinese companies IPO’d or files on HKEX. HK pivoting away from a financial center to an innovation hub. AI startup SenseTime raises $600 million.

Investment Trends – 2019 Outlook

China’s venture capital (VC) investments have grown more than two-fold over the previous year. India is also hitting the strides with new players coming through the ranks.

Investment Outlook- November 2019

Asian countries surge ahead in VC/PE investments. Africa’s UNICAF raises $28 million.

Advanced Technology – November 2019

AI, VR/AR technologies find increasing traction in defence sector. Institute of Ethical Artificial Intelligence in Education (IEAIED) in the UK is set to examine and address data privacy concerns for AI in education.

Hong Kong Education Market- November 2019

Hong Kong steps up efforts for AI push. BabyTree IPOs on Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Game developer NetDragon launches digital education portal.

Robo Revolution 4x Education-as-Usual

9 Nov 2018. Four times as many folks prefer ‘Robo Revolution’ over ‘Education-as-Usual’ and they think it’s more likely.

Hong Kong Education Market- October 2019

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to build a new science and tech-focused campus in Guangzhou. Hong Kong’s Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) seeks more EdTechs to its programs.

Investment Outlook- October 2019

EdTechs focusing on arts and creative subjects raise funding. Fragmented markets in India and Europe are gaining traction.

Advanced Technology – October 2019

AI adoption to flourish in China’s afterschool market. Massachusetts Institute of Technology makes $1 billion investment to setup new AI college.

Hong Kong Education Market- September 2019

Additions of new private and international schools likely to cause surplus and outpace demand. School fee regulation favors local institutions.

Investment Outlook- September 2019

Global EdTech volume skyrockets in Q3 of 2018. Indian’s only EdTech unicorn raises $100 million. Aggressive mergers and acquisitions activity on the cards in the education market.

Advanced Technology – September 2019

Growing number of cyberattacks on EdTech companies and institutions. Kidsense launches automatic speech recognition technology targeted for the benefit of children. VR acceptance on the rise.

Scenario #5. Robo Revolution

Five Scenarios for Education in 2030