In the run-up to Bett earlier this year I invited ed tech companies to tell me what they predicted was going to be coming along, and what the challenges might be. To be specific, I asked them:
- What do you think will be the main things we'll be seeing in ed tech in 2018?
- What do you think will be the main ed tech challenges in 2018?
I was delighted that 44 companies responded.
Now that a quarter of the year has flown by, I thought it might be interesting to take another look at their predictions, and try to decide how accurate they have been so far. From a quick trawl through the responses, I think the predictions have held up pretty well so far. But what do you think?
Here is the first page of the survey. Ignore the references to the stand number, which related to the Bett exhibition. Just click on Next at the bottom of each page to view the next company in the list. They are in alphabetical order.
Just click on the image below to get started.
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