Futuresource has been tracking, analysing and consulting upon developments in the global EdTech market for over 20 years. However, this past 18 months the pandemic has placed a spotlight on EdTech and the role it has played in keeping children educated. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact across the United States and the education of children of all ages. Education was disrupted for more than 50 million K-12 learners and schools were forced to rely on technology to deliver education to these children in an unprecedented way.
Main areas within this report include feedback on the current usage of EdTech in schools and planned investment of computing devices. This report provides an insight into which factors are most important to schools when investing in computing devices and their planned future purchases. Barriers to investment will also be explored and key methods of procurement.
This report will focus on current/projected ownership of the following technologies as well as key priorities and obstacles faced:
This is one in a series of 4 reports, the titles of which include:
1.Client Device Computing
2.Audio Visual Devices
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