Global Giants

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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.

44 Global Education Mega VC Rounds > $100M

The fundraising evolution of every single education player globally that has raised a USD$100m+ VC round

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.

250 Global Education Stocks

250 education companies with $192B market cap, $79B revenue, $10B EBITDA and 668 thousand teachers and professionals

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.

Global Giants – February 2019

Amazon is set to train students across 1000 U.S. high schools in computer science education. Tencent continues its push into online education. Google invests $1 million in online tutoring startup.

Education Giants – 2019 Outlook

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) online plans to double students in 5 years. Harvard University closes a 5-year, $10b fundraising effort

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.

Australia Education Market – 2019 Outlook

International education revenue increases by 15.5%. A total of $30m was invested in EdTech firms through 15+ deals. Australian higher education regulator, TEQSA, tightens up private provider market.

Africa Education Market – 2019 Outlook

Africa’s first EdTech incubator graduates first two cohorts. UNICAF’s online degree platform raises $28 million. Private school attraction in the continent is creating more market opportunities.

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.

Global Giants – November 2019

Tech giants move further into education delivery with free courses. Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) aims to become a mega-university. Udacity hunts for a sustainable business model.

SNHU, Udacity, FANGs shake out the Global Giant Battleground

Major online providers are rethinking their strategies to boost their bottom lines as the and tech giants continue to tap into the education market

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.

Global Giants – October 2019

Three of the top universities impress in endowment returns. LinkedIn marches ahead for global talent platform dominance. Apple integrates university student ID cards into Wallet.

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.

Global Giants – September 2019

Giant universities in U.S. to close mega donor campaigns. Regular universities struggle financially. Facebook launches more education initiatives in coding, robotics and VR.

Global Giants – July 2018

Apple, Facebook and Google shaping up for a 2019 K-12 battle. Moodle and Blackboard Split.

Scenario #3. Global Giants

Five Scenarios for Education in 2030