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Learning on tap: As education moves online, how edtech boom is here to stay

The edtech boom will be driven not just by investors but also by demand from teachers

Although online education via edtech platforms has been around much before Covid-19, the crisis has brought the sector into limelight
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Although online education via edtech platforms has been around much before Covid-19, the crisis has brought the sector into limelight

Amrita Singh New Delhi
Students glued to smartphones in the back seat of a car, while getting a head oil massage or sprawled on a sun-lounger may not look like a typical class. But over the past few months, as education moved online, this ad by an edtech start-up has come to typify the new classroom.

Although online education via edtech platforms has been around much before Covid-19, the crisis has brought the sector into limelight. Enrolment of students and investments into these start-ups have surged. Demand has been high not just for Byju’s and Vedantu, which made their live classes free soon after

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First Published: Sep 08 2020 | 6:00 AM IST

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