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Mustard heap news recently, the British teacher training and tutoring platform Guide Education (Chinese brand name: Gai Ling Wang Xue Technology) announced that it has raised £6 million in financing led by the UK Government Future Fund and other investors.The funds raised in this round will continue to be used to increase the company’s market share in the field of teacher training in the UK, while developing online tutoring and training services related to artificial intelligence and machine learning, and plans to further increase investment in the Chinese market.
In 2010, the founder Leon Hady shared a video about English exam review on YouTube, which received more than 1 million views. He was inspired by this and he registered and established Guide Education in 2013. .
Guide Education provides services to students, teachers, schools and companies. Its platform provides students with tutoring on GCSE and A-Level; provides teachers with international teacher qualification training and skills development courses; provides schools with teacher training courses and remote tutoring services, aiming to help schools save training costs; and provide online On the platform, help them create exclusive training courses to train internal employees.
Hardy mentioned that the United Nations stated that by 2030, there will be a gap of 68 million teachers worldwide. Novistra Capital (Guide Education consultant) partner Vipul Bhargava (Vipul Bhargava) said that the investment in the education technology industry in 2020 reached a record high, and this trend will continue into 2021. However, teacher training is one of the biggest challenges facing the implementation of educational technology. “The epidemic has exacerbated many problems facing teachers. Guide Education’s products will make it easier and more effective for schools and governments to train their employees.
Currently its platform offers 30 courses, a total of more than 3,000 videos, covering five years of teacher training materials. Students can learn through recorded courses and animated explanation videos. After class, they can make an appointment with a tutor for one-to-one communication.
It is understood that Guide Education has reached cooperation with more than 700 schools in the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Bahrain, Pakistan and other countries, and has trained more than 15,000 teachers in total. It is understood that its turnover has reached 7 digits.
Guide Education China Marketing Manager Zhang You said to Mustard Dui,China is the next major market. “At present, our business and market in China are still in its infancy, and we have not cooperated with domestic schools for the time being. I very much hope that in the future we can cooperate with schools, institutions and enterprises that are interested in career improvement training and leadership courses in China. Guide Education entered China in 2018 and currently has a Ningbo branch and a Shenzhen branch.
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