K12 and Higher Education

July 11, 2016 | 60 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR9783

Overview of the pre-school or child care market in China

Market research analysts at Technavio have predicted that the pre-school or child care market in China will grow steadily at a CAGR of more than 6% by 2020. Women population in China constitutes for a considerable share of the total population of the nation and also the country’s labor force. The increasing number of job opportunities in Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities is inducing several women to shift from rural areas. Moreover, the public sector also offers job opportunities for much shorter and more feasible hours than the private sector, which is preferred by working mothers. These factors will account for a rapid increase in the number of working women in the country, which will, in turn, lead to the growth of the market during the predicted period.

English has found a significant place in the country’s educational curriculum as the most required foreign language and is also the widely spoken language in the country after Mandarin. This will significantly increase the demand from parents for English language training programs and will also induce private preschool education centers to provide English language as a part of their preschool lesson plans. Additionally, the deployment of modern techniques will also increase the demand for English proficiency as instructions are mostly available in this language.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The market is characterized by the presence of diversified international and regional players, and since all players are competing to gain a greater share of the industry, the market appears highly competitive. International preschool and child care service providers are gradually increasing their footprint in


July 08, 2016 | 60 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR9769

Overview of the vocational training market in GCC

Market research analysts at Technavio have predicted that the vocational training market in GCC will grow steadily at a CAGR of more than 14% by 2020. Due to extensive investments from governments, the healthcare sector is the fastest growing sector in the GCC. The growth of this sector also attributes to the rise in demand for quality healthcare, increasing income levels, and recent regulatory changes which make health insurance mandatory for employers. Though this market study estimates the increase in demand for quality healthcare services in GCC, the region still experiences a shortage of skilled medical staff. This will lead to the rise in demand for vocational education and training in healthcare-related fields in the coming years.

It has been observed that due to continuous government investments, national level plans, and institutional initiatives, countries in the GCC have bridged the educational and skills gap to a moderate extent. Authorities have started focusing on increasing student enrollment and also improving the quality of education across all segments of the GCC education market. This has induced domestic institutions to enter into partnership agreements with reputed universities to impart greater quality technical education. The entry of more private institutions and the introduction of new vocational training programs and teaching methods such as dual learning programs will be one of the major trends in the vocational training market in GCC during the predicted period.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

Public vocational training will primarily be propelled by government initiatives. The market will witness the emergence of


July 08, 2016 | 60 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR9766

Child care or the preschool education system in India involves free activities in a modified educational environment that is customized according to human characteristics - the characteristics of children at different ages and to the individual personalities of each child. This learning environment allows the child to be independent in all areas, according to his or her inner psychological directives. Due to a surge in enrollments and admission applications, most schools have tough entrance tests and exams to admit students. As the K-12 education is intensely competitive, most parents are prompted to begin the structured education of their child at a very early stage.

The report, preschool or child care market in India, is part of Technavio’s education portfolio. This portfolio provides a comprehensive market analysis along with the market share, market sizing, and market segmentations covering areas such as education technology, K12 and higher education, and school and college essentials. These market research reports provide a perspective on the various market opportunities and market threats along with the key trends that would influence the market growth during the forecast period. It presents insights into the changing competitive landscape and a detailed profiling and market analysis of the vendors. Also covered in the research are the key regions or countries that would have an impact on the market during the assessment years.


July 04, 2016 | 60 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR9768

Technical and vocational training primarily comprises of formal, non-formal, and informal learning. This learning program provides knowledge and skills from elementary to advanced levels, across a broad range of work settings in varied socio-economic contexts.  The institutions providing vocational training are forced to recover costs, often by prioritizing training and production over learning and even competing with local producers, with a competitive advantage of subsidized facilities and non-wage labour. Most private providers predominantly focus on training in areas like commerce, foreign languages, and information and communication technologies (ICT).

The report, technical and vocational education market in the UK, is part of Technavio’s education portfolio. This portfolio provides a comprehensive market analysis along with the market share, market sizing, and market segmentations covering areas such as education technology, K12 and higher education, and school and college essentials. These market research reports provide a perspective on the various market opportunities and market threats along with the key trends that would influence the market growth during the forecast period. It presents insights into the changing competitive landscape and a detailed profiling and market analysis of the vendors. Also covered in the research are the key regions or countries that would have an impact on the market during the assessment years.


June 24, 2016 | 54 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR9194

Overview of the test preparation market in China

The test preparation market in China is projected to witness exponential growth and will post a staggering CAGR of more than 15% over the forecast period. An increasing number of students enrolling in graduate schools inevitably translates into a higher number of students opting for test preparation services. According to China’s Ministry of Education, the number of students enrolling in higher educational courses has increased dramatically in the past few years. The rising number of private institutions and economic expansion of the country has helped the middle-class families to invest in their children's education. Therefore, the increase in the number of graduate enrollments will lead to several students taking APT and Gaokao tests, as they are the pre-requisites for students to enroll into China's regular higher education system.

One of the significant trends gaining traction in this market is the increasing adoption of online learning modules by test preparation centers. Dynamic changes in technology and demand patterns have induced test preparation firms to adopt various online methods to make their products available. These online learning platforms have not only reduced transportation costs for tutors and students but have also significantly increased digital connectivity among them. Moreover, the effective use of online media enables providers to reach out to a large set of customers, while incurring minimal costs. Besides cost saving and increased flexibility, the proliferation of mobile devices, such as tablets and iPads among


June 16, 2016 | 59 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR9705

Overview of the K-12 education market in Thailand

Technavio’s market research analysts have predicted that the K-12 education market in Thailand will grow steadily at a CAGR of more than 3% by 2020. Promotion of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education encourages more number of students to work in technical fields, which in turn improves the economy, productivity, and competitiveness on the global stage. Since less than one-third of students attend universities, it is essential for the country to imbibe STEM education skills at the school level to meet the national priority of enabling a stable workforce. This promotion of STEM education will be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of the K-12 education market.

The recent years have witnessed a steep rise in the international mobility of students in Thailand that calls for improvement in the K-12 education system. This ensures that students have a strong foundation in order to adjust in higher educational institutions of other regions. In search for eligible students and also to facilitate improvement in their proficiency in the Japanese language, higher education institutions from other regions have started establishing their offices in Thailand.

Segmentation by school ownership and analysis of the K-12 education market in Thailand

  • Public K-12 education
  • Private K-12 education

During 2015, the public K-12 segment dominated the K-12 market and accounted for about 82% of the total market share. Public education mainly caters to families with low to moderate income. Since this income group represents the largest portion of Thailand’s population, the demand for K-12 education will continue to exist from


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