EduGrowth has launched a pre-accelerator program, a free online course designed to guide startups through the development of their ideas on to launch.
Gamified learning app Quitch reminds students outside the classroom via push notifications to answer timed quiz questions based on their coursework.
Plus Eight has announced that former Dropbox advisor Tim Brewer will be joining the program as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence.
Australian edutech accelerator EduGrowth has announced the five startups that will be participating in its first full-time accelerator program.
Edutech startup Quizling has been selected to take part in the SxSWedu Launch competition, the only Australian startup set to pitch at this year’s event.
Edrolo works with teachers to create curriculum-based video resources for senior high school students
Edrolo is a digital resource that helps teachers adopt technology in a meaningful way to boost engagement in the classroom.
EduTech startup WeTeach connects retired teachers with Chinese students learning English through WeChat
Rather than replicating existing online models that have turned education into a simple transaction, WeTeach wants a deep rapport to develop between its students and teachers.
Canberra-based Oxley and Trask recently launched their startup Quizling to fill the edtech gaps and connect school children together around Australia. The platform enables kids to make, take, and share quizzes to connect kids in classrooms all over Australia.
Skytutor is a new app that looks to cut out the middlemen and help students and tutors connect directly.
The Australian EduTech space was a high achiever in in 2015, creating a wide range of platforms to help parents, students, and teachers get through the school year, and 2016 looks to be no different. The first cab off the rank is Ella, a startup focused on teachers. Its platform allows primary and high school teachers to track their professional development and share resources with colleagues.
OpenLearning and Smart Sparrow partner to offer educators easier course creation through platform integration
Sydney EduTech startups OpenLearning and Smart Sparrow have partnered to launch an integration that will allow educators using OpenLearning’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform to create customisable and personalised courses for students.
The global education industry is worth over $4 trillion, with the smart education and learning market set to reach a value of $446 billion by 2020. With the Asia-Pacific region particularly ripe for growth, the number of Australian EduTech startups keeps growing.
It’s never been easier to ask for money on the internet, with new crowdfunding platforms seemingly popping up every week. However, while the average crowdfunding platform makes it easy for people to fund the creation of cool new apps and gadgets we don’t really need, others try to raise money for good causes. One such platform is Celly Fundraisers.
The days of parents simply helping kids with a maths problem or two during homework time are gone. With studies showing a direct correlation between parental involvement in learning and a child’s grades, parents are are increasingly expected to play a larger role in their child’s education. Today We Learned, a Perth-based startup, wants to make the process easier for parents.
Melbourne startup ParentPaperwork, an online platform automating school-related paperwork like excursion permission slips, has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Indian company smartData Enterprises.