ARE EDTECH START-UPS CHANGING THE INDIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM FOR GOOD? BW EDUCATION

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Technology is transforming both, teaching and learning, with emphasis on changing how teachers and students gather, access, analyse, present and transmit information. Here is a look at some of these novelties. 

Often criticized as ‘theoretical’, ‘exams driven’, or ‘impractical’, the Indian education system has come a long way in terms of adopting the creative approach in the last few years. The change is led by EdTech start-ups which are leveraging cutting edge technology to provide relevant education in simple yet effective ways. As a result, the country’s online education industry is projected to garner about $1.96 billion in revenue by 2021, as per a joint report by Google and KPMG. The report also suggests that the number of paid subscribers will grow about six-fold from 1.6 million now to 9.6 million.