The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted education in quite remarkable ways, ways that would have been perhaps unthinkable even just a couple of months ago. With schools, colleges and universities almost entirely closed and exams cancelled and there has been a dramatic shift to online teaching for many. Indeed, the number of students worldwide now being taught at home is estimated at over 770 million.

As such, there has been renewed interest in the “education technology” or “EdTech” sector. In this article for FE News, Andrew Jeffs, Partner, looks at the trends driving M&A activity in EdTech.

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