Budget 2017: lacks clarity on educational initiatives, say ed-tech startups

ThinkstockPhotos-458843583_feIn the Union Budget 2017-18, the government outlined its efforts to digitise education and make it available for all. The startup fraternity, particularly ed-tech firms, is far from impressed. One of the initiatives includes the creation of a Swayam platform, which would allow students to avail of online courses. The information technology-enabled platform is slated […]

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Budget 2017: lacks clarity on educational initiatives, say ed-tech startups

ThinkstockPhotos-458843583_feIn the Union Budget 2017-18, the government outlined its efforts to digitise education and make it available for all. The startup fraternity, particularly ed-tech firms, is far from impressed. One of the initiatives includes the creation of a Swayam platform, which would allow students to avail of online courses. The information technology-enabled platform is slated […]

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2017 could be the year of take-off for EdTech

Rishi Kapal, CEO, EdugildEducation technology, or EdTech as it is popularly called, uses technological advancements for completely new forms of learning. With students already accessing course materials and doing homework, getting it peer-reviewed and assessing their learnings with the use of technology, the traditional textbook could soon become a thing of reference. Corporate learning and development has taken […]

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