The coronavirus pandemic has altered the very fundamentals of the way people live, procure and consume. There have been dynamic changes across every aspect of living, and education has been no exception. With millions of children affected by school closures worldwide due to the pandemic, the need for online education has become more pronounced.
The unprecedented health crisis, which triggered restrictions and trends like social distancing, has created a world that is more focused on technology. In fact, the education industry has been trying to integrate technology for quite some time now, and the pandemic has only accelerated the trend. The online education market is estimated to reach $350 billion by 2025, according to a ResearchAndMarkets report.
A significant surge in the use of language apps, virtual tutoring, video conferencing tools and online learning software has been witnessed since the outbreak of COVID-19 as schools and colleges moved to remote