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The Future of Learning: Unleashing the EdTech Sector in the UK

Today we have released The Future of Learning: Unleashing the EdTech Sector in the UK.

This comprehensive report provides an in-depth analysis of the EdTech sector in the UK, exploring the state of the industry, the future of learning through emerging technologies like AI and immersive learning, and the policy challenges facing EdTech startups.

The report highlights the explosive growth of the EdTech sector, fueled by the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the increasing demand for digital learning solutions. As the largest EdTech market in Europe, the report underscores the importance of fostering an environment that supports innovation and growth in this sector in the UK.

The report also delves into the opportunities and challenges faced by EdTech startups, including issues related to procurement, regulation, liability, accessibility for online learners, and data usage. The report’s recommendations include improving school procurement processes for startups, ensuring startups can dock in with core software providers to schools, protecting startups from being held liable under the ‘essay mill’ rules in the Skills and Post 16 Education Act, providing more clarity on data rules and minimising barriers to remote learning. 

Read the full report here.

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