Banking And InsuranceCryptocurrencyDigital MarketingErpFood And BeveragesHealthcareLegalMarketing And AdvertisingMedia And EntertainmentMetals And MiningOil And GasRetailTelecom
Artificial IntelligenceBig DataCloudCyber SecurityE CommerceEducationGaming And VfxIT ServiceMobileNetworkingSAPScience And TechnologySecuritySoftwareStorage
CiscoDatabaseGoogleIBMJuniperM2MMicrosoftOracleOracleRed Hat
CEO ReviewCompany Review

The Silicon Review Asia

China’s EdTech investments are aimed at bridging the gap between urban and rural learners

China’s EdTech investments are aimed at bridging the gap between urban and rural learners

Educational Technology (EdTech) has gained immense popularity across the world in the past few years. The rise in virtual learning due to the ongoing pandemic has furthermore increased its importance. Other countries are trying their best to adapt to the new online education approach, but China is already one step ahead with its integrations and approaches towards EdTech in informal (tutoring) and formal (schools) education. China’s approach is also very different when it comes to investing in EdTech companies. The country has clearly identified that the key direction for significantly improving the education sector is making the switch to e-learning. In 2018, the valuation of the EdTech market reached a whopping $300 billion in China.

The growing investments in Edtech show that the country not only has invested in the future of education, but it has also focused on developing new solutions for bigger societal issues. Right now, there is a huge disparity in China’s education sector. The reason for this is quite obvious among the left-behind children and urban youths whose parents choose to stay in their native villages instead of moving to the urban areas. This division between rural and urban education access can be significantly reduced by using EdTech solutions.    


Tariff plans will cost higher from the next financial year as telecom companies are gearing up to increase rates

The ongoing Covid pandemic had significantly increased the number of mobile and internet users worldwide. The high amount of usage is expected to drop...

Business Travelers to Stay at Singapore’s Changi Airport Bubble

Singapore’s open economy depends heavily on tourism and business. But its vibrant but small economy has been hurting as the circumstances due to...

Countries in Asia-Pacific are marching towards ‘green recovery’ amidst Covid-19 crisis

2020 has been an unforgettable year for many of us. The ongoing Covid crisis has reminded people that it is very important to have an uninterrupted an...

Department of Telecommunication to announce the new schedule for 5G trials

Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is all set to announce the new schedule for 5G trials. The Dot made this decision after being pulled by the par...