2.5x Global MOOC Web Traffic

MOOC’s digital reach just grew 2.5x, up 300 million monthly visits globally, as isolated learners seek immediate solutions to their knowledge and skills needs amid a rapidly-evolving work landscape.

Education Publishing and the $140B Digital Disruption

The $140B global publishing industry has been navigating digital disruption for at least two decades. EdTech’s $160B+ market today will more than double by 2025, dwarfing the publishing market at large.

$74B Online Degree Market in 2025, up from $36B in 2019.

Pre COVID-19, the online degree market was one of the fastest-growing segments of global higher education. A $74B Online Degree Market in 2025 sounds like a lot, but not compared to Global Higher Education, today a $2.2T global industry. Online Degrees would still represent less than 4% of the Global Higher Education Market at these levels.

OPX capability assessment identifies emerging combinations.

The HolonIQ OPM Capability Framework identifies six main types of OPX service bundles, with some interesting new combinations emerging.

OPM, meet OPX. New models and the $3.5B+ global online higher education services market

Part 2. Launching our 4,900+ OPM Program dataset, sizing up the new $3.5B+ OPX category and sharing our Open Source OPX Capability Framework.

Robotics in Education. An AI-powered future.

The Robotics market in education is forecast to grow from $1.3B to $3.1B to 2025, at which point it will be displaced by Artificial Intelligence.

Online Higher Education. Hyper Fragmentation and the US Post Secondary Market

By the time we reach 2025, more than 1 billion people on earth will have attained a post-secondary qualification throughout their lifetimes.

1.4 billion learners. India is an education giant.

India is expected to overtake China as the largest country on earth by 2022 and grow to a population of about 1.5 billion by 2030. Education is set to become a powerful engine of the country’s economic growth and development.

Future of the OPM. Four Scenarios Later.

Hundreds of industry experts assessed the likelihood and expressed their preferences about the future of the OPM model.

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.

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.

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.

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.