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UK EdTech Industry

Find out more about the UK’s EdTech industry and the companies creating technology that supports teaching and learning through our real-time data and sector trends.

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What is EdTech?

Another abbreviation for you! EdTech means Educational Technology. It’s a term used to describe technology – such as software, devices or products – that supports teaching and learning or enhances educational outcomes.

The UK’s EdTech sector is made up of a wide range of companies and start-ups who are all contributing to education in different ways. This ranges from the development of immersive teaching environments and LMS software to the production of smart learning devices and tablets.

EdTech sector summary

Key information you should know about the EdTech sector from our AI-driven platform of over 5 million companies:

  • EdTech has turnover of £9.06bn, meaning it is our 39th largest RTIC, and our 14th fastest growing sector.
1,455
COMPANIES CONSIDERED
£10,021,587,197
TOTAL TURNOVER
63,839
TOTAL EMPLOYEES
£1,950,680,000
TOTAL INVESTMENT FUNDING
£8,183,233
TOTAL INNOVATE UK GRANT FUNDING
4.5%
AVERAGE COMPANY GROWTH PER YEAR

EdTech verticals

Our EdTech RTIC is made up of 5 individual industry verticals, including verticals such as Artificial Intelligence, Devices, Digital Learning. You can find out more about the verticals by buying a report, visualising the sector on our platform, or by downloading the data.

  • Sector Code Description Records
  • RTIC0010 EdTech 1455 companies

    Companies creating technology that supports teaching and learning and enhances educational outcomes.

    • EdTech: Artificial Intelligence

      Companies applying AI technologies to manage digital learning environments and related data.

      135 companies
    • EdTech: Devices

      Companies providing devices such as computers, tablets, whiteboards and others specifically used for educational uses

      495 companies
    • EdTech: Digital Learning

      Companies developing products and/or services that enable the establishment of virtual learning environments.

      664 companies
    • EdTech: Immersive Experiences

      Companies applying immersive technologies for training and education purposes

      218 companies
    • EdTech: Learning Management Systems

      Companies offering LMS software, which is used for delivering, tracking and managing training/education.

      509 companies

EdTech industry growth

We estimate that the UK EdTech sector could be worth almost £11bn by 2027, based on the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.1%. Below you can see the five year turnover forecast for the RTIC from 2023 to 2027.

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– Summary of RTIC data & industry performance
– Overview of key verticals
– Geographic analysis & breakdown
– Key insights & trends

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