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Britain’s Lockdown Measures Helped Fuel an EdTech Industry Boom

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Lockdown measures and mandatory school closures contributed to an EdTech industry boom during 2020, according to a new study. Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the sector grew by a staggering 71.5%, with growth surpassing the global average by nearly four times. The rapid growth puts the value of Britain’s EdTech market at nearly £3.5bn. Pre-pandemic, EdTech exports brought in around £170 million to the economy. However, this is now expected to have topped £292m.

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