Europe: “Edtech” – The beginning of a revolution in the classroom

Venture Village: ‘… An “old school” attitude among some educational institutions isn’t holding app developers back. Anton Troynikov, cofounder of Geddit, a Berlin-based classroom communication startup, discusses the future of tech in the school system and how plummeting prices could open up a whole new market.

 

Education is undergoing unprecedented upheaval, with learning formats, curriculum design, teaching methods and classroom budgets under scrutiny throughout the world. There is a wide acknowledgement that new approaches are needed, but little consensus on what form they should take.  At a time when software is consuming the world and educators are concerned that the existing systems are failing to prepare students to successfully join the workforce, technology has paradoxically been almost completely absent from the classroom itself…”  Read more