In March 2020, the government began shutting down schools, colleges, and companies as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of the Novel CoronaVirus (COVID-19), and still, many of these are yet to reopen. On the other side, the employment got struck, and everything hit a standstill.
During these times, while people were already spending more time online they got to explore edtech platforms for various requirements including students that were uncertain about their higher education opportunities, and professionals that lost their jobs and were seeking new opportunities. The edtech platforms saw a sudden spike in queries and became facilitators of information and opportunities. While online classes were gaining traction, online education counselling, new stream certification courses too went on an upswing. Today, the scenario is no different. The trend that began gradually has only fuelled, and the reliance on edtech for education opportunities has grown exponentially.
AdmitKard- Enabling Higher Education Abroad
AdmitKard- a venture capital-funded Edtech simplifies access to higher education opportunities. Incepted by IIT-IIM Alumni (Piyush Bhartiya & Rachit Agrawal), with an aim to mentor students in the college application process, AdmitKard boasts of a robust technology platform to make the entire application process effortless and to enable aspirants to apply from the comfort zone.
Leverage Edu enables students to navigate and assess their journey thus far, matches them to personalised mentors, counsels them towards their higher education dream with an employability lens, and makes sure that everyone punches way above their weight to make dreams come alive and truly be able to level up.
Digikull, is an edtech company providing pay after placement support to youngsters. Unlike the current education system where the quality education is only accessible to those who are all well off financially, Digikull education system is open to youngsters to learn the latest courses in technology space, get certified and trained, and pay only after placement. The platform allows one to select from an array of courses including android development, data analytics python, full stack development etc.
Quizizz is an Indian creativity software company (headquartered in Bangalore, India) that creates and sells a gamified student engagement platform. This software is used in class, group assignments, pre-test review, formative assessments and in pop quizzes.