With the largest EdTech industry in Europe, unrivalled expertise in artificial intelligence (AI), mixed reality and immersive content, games, massive online open courses (MOOCs) and cyber security – the UK is the global hotspot for tech in education.
Heritage and innovation converge in UK EdTech, as our future-focused industry is built on centuries of experience as the home of many of the world’s most reputable institutions.
A warm welcome
UK government is investing at pace in EdTech acceleration and is doing everything to create positive regulatory frameworks that benefit global partnerships in trade and investment.
Astronomical EdTech take-off in lockdown
Online home schooling during lockdowns has boosted UK EdTech: the UK’s +1000 already strong EdTech businesses saw a 91% increase in investment in 2020.
A £10m UK education incubator
The Education Technology Strategy is uniting the best and brightest teachers and learning specialists with the EdTech sector to imagine, prototype and realise the solutions to today’s most pressing education challenges.
Education is how we Build Back Better
UK government is dedicating £1bn of additional funding to state schools in England to support children's learning and reduce the impact of teaching time lost over lockdowns.
The future of education is online, flexible and global by design. UK higher education trailblazers FutureLearn partner with world-leading institutions to offer innovative, tailored online education – from free short courses in data analytics to a full bachelor of arts degree or an MBA in sustainable tourism. With 15 million learners from 150 countries, UK EdTech experts FutureLearn empower remote and urban students worldwide to harness the knowledge and skills for the jobs of tomorrow.