Live streaming classes on the online education platform CCTalk, developed by Hujiang EdTech, at Lumacha primary school in Gansu province, China. Photo: SCMP Live streaming classes on the online education platform CCTalk, developed by Hujiang EdTech, at Lumacha primary school in Gansu province, China. Photo: SCMP
Live streaming classes on the online education platform CCTalk, developed by Hujiang EdTech, at Lumacha primary school in Gansu province, China. Photo: SCMP
Emma Shleifer
Opinion

Opinion

Emma Shleifer and Kate Kologrivaya

Out of lockdown: China’s edtech market confronts the post-pandemic world

  • Pessimism about the future of online classes fades when it comes to non-curriculum learning
  • Reliable internet connections in remote areas are still a problem, with half of the country’s rural areas not having web access last year

Live streaming classes on the online education platform CCTalk, developed by Hujiang EdTech, at Lumacha primary school in Gansu province, China. Photo: SCMP Live streaming classes on the online education platform CCTalk, developed by Hujiang EdTech, at Lumacha primary school in Gansu province, China. Photo: SCMP
Live streaming classes on the online education platform CCTalk, developed by Hujiang EdTech, at Lumacha primary school in Gansu province, China. Photo: SCMP
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Emma Shleifer

Emma Shleifer

Emma Shleifer studies Political Economy at Johns Hopkins SAIS, China Studies at Yenching Academy, and has experience with building Chinese tech firms’ global strategy. She received her BA in War Studies from King’s College, London.

Kate Kologrivaya

Kate Kologrivaya

Kate Kologrivaya designs Environmental Education (EE) and Experiential Learning (ExL) curriculums for social enterprises and educational consultancies across China. She received her first MA in Asian studies from the Higher School of Economics, Moscow and second master’s in China studies from Yenching Academy of Peking University, Beijing.