2017 – State of EdTech

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STATE OF EDTECH / numbers, highlights, future  

A concise rundown of where we are and where we’re headed.

2017 report publish date: December 1st, 2017

This report provides:


  • a statistical overview of the state of education – and technology’s role in improving it
  • by-the-numbers synopsis from research, studies, surveys, and other current data
  • numbers telling the story of 21st-century education transformation


  • a brief tour of noteworthy news, deals, trends, and people in education and technology
  • easy-to-read summary of policy points, e-rate updates, investments, funding
  • key insights from EdTech Award honorees, the top companies transforming education
  • general trends for K-12, higher ed, and lifelong learning
  • what educators and students really need and want from technology
  • model examples of technology improving education


  • projections, predictions, trends, futurists analyses
  • what students, teachers, educators, founders, and technologists are saying
  • some very good news for education and technology


  • 10 companies to watch and why
  • top influencers in edtech
  • glimpses of the future

Through this visionary narrative, gain a big-picture view of the larger theater of educational progress, and a universal understanding of how the right technologies with the right leadership moves us forward. Includes actionable takeaways serving as a practical roadmap to the future.

Contribute content – content deadline: May 11, 2017

Support the report – space deadline: August 24, 2017  (“supported by” – your company/organization’s logo) 

Sending contributed content is no guarantee of inclusion. Companies or organizations supporting the report are not guaranteed editorial inclusion. Contents of the report are at the discretion of EdTech Digest editors and advisors.