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Closed schools, universities, and job training centers have made the need for online education … [+] urgent.
In the daily flurry of negative news, investors should be careful not to lose sight of the fact that while COVID-19 has caused thousands of companies to struggle, default on their debt, or to declare bankruptcy around the globe, it has also created great business opportunities. With thousands of schools, universities, and job training center closed around the world, many since February, the need for online education for educators, parents, students and life-long learners has never been more urgent.
COVID-19 has caused a significant disruption in the world of education, but it has been a boon to education technology (EduTech) companies. Even when a vaccine for COVID-19 is approved, online education is here to stay filling gaps that already existed in education curricula. Online education has been helping reach underserved populations students as well as students with special needs and disabilities. Additionally, many parents and educators are likely to use online education to be ready for the next public health or natural disaster.
Anytime any student or client asks me for advice, I always tell them that long gone are the days when people …
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