Ed Tech Research & Trends

Educational Robotics to Top $4 Billion by 2028

The need for robotics in education will help drive double-digit annual growth worldwide through 2028.

According to a new forecast from market research firm Emergen Research, the market for educational robotics technologies, including software and professional development, will grow at a compound annual rate of 17.9%, reaching $4.02 billion in global expenditures in 2028.

Among the highlights:

Humanoid robots will see a compound annual growth rate of 17.4% during the forecast period;

The Asia Pacific region accounts for the greatest share of the market owing largely to the adoption of artificial intelligence in educational settings;

Drivers for the adoption of robotics in education include government policies encouraging their adoption; consumer adoption of smart devices; and the need for AI-based tutors; and increasing need for more stringent professional development for teachers.

While the full report runs $5,450 for a single user, a free sample report can be requested at emergenresearch.com/request-sample/934.

About the Author

David Nagel is the former editorial director of 1105 Media's Education Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal, STEAM Universe, and Spaces4Learning. A 30-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art, marketing, media, and business publications.

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