While it would be fair to expect that students learn everything they need to from their classroom teachers, the reality is that tutoring has become a part of the daily ritual for many – and it doesn’t stop at high school.
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.
While Australian schools adopt technology at snail’s pace, EdTech startup Literatu takes Asia by storm
One of the fastest growing (and perhaps most under-recognised) EdTech startups in Australia is Literatu. Founded by Sydney-based entrepreneur Mark Stanley, Literatu has experienced tremendous growth, particularly in Asia. Literatu’s user count grew eight-fold from around 5,000 in early 2014 to over 42,000 by December 2014.
Australian software development company, 2and2, which specialises in educational games, has taken on the ambitious task to disrupt China’s education system through its newest offering, Fun Academy – a social mobile platform with a suite of learning games.