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Global Digital Badges Market in Education Sector 2018-2022

Global Digital Badges Market in Education Sector 2018-2022

About Digital Badges

Digital badges are increasingly being used in applications in the CBE sector. They are basically used to demonstrate the skills of students. The concept of digital badges has gained traction in the education sector and is gaining popularity among teachers. Schools across the world are increasingly using digital badges in the form of micro-credentials for the professional development of teachers. The global digital badges market in the higher education sector is expected to witness a steady growth during the forecast period. Based on the end-user segment the digital badges market can be segmented into higher education and K12. During 2017, the higher education segment accounted for the major share of the digital badges market in education sector. Factors such as the stringent demands from employers and the increasing number of students enrolling for higher education, will contribute to the growth of the digital badges market in higher education segment in the coming years.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global digital badges market in education sector to grow at a CAGR of 31.30% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global digital badges market in education sector for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of digital badges in education sector.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Digital Badges Market in Education Sector 2018-2022, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Accredible
  • Credly
  • Forall Systems
  • Discendum
  • Pearson Education
  • Youtopia
Other prominent vendors
  • Badgecraft
  • Basno
  • Knowledge Stream
  • Makewaves
Market driver
  • Increase in government support
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Introduction of competency-based education (CBE)
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2022 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Digital Badges Market in Education Sector 2018-2022

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global digital badges market in education sector: Accredible, Credly, Forall Systems, Discendum, Pearson Education, and Youtopia

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Badgecraft, Basno, Knowledge Stream, and Makewaves.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is introduction of competency-based education (CBE). The CBE method enables personalized learning and the integration of digital badges provides increased assistance in offering flexibility for student’s necessities along with maintaining standards for faculty. Since badges are awarded based on certain goals, tasks, and achievements of students, the adoption of digital badging in the CBE model offers teachers a flexible way to recognize the soft skills of the students.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is increase in government support. Developed and developing countries have gained increased support for using digital badges in the curricula. For instance, in the US, badges are used as a valuable tool to gain information related to the complete skill set of the student. Additionally, the federal government has also widely promoted the utilization of digital badges in schools and colleges. Furthermore, the government of the UK is also widely focusing on the utilization of open digital badges as a tool to measure the skill set of students.

Companies Mentioned

Accredible, Credly, Forall Systems, Discendum, Pearson Education, Youtopia, Badgecraft, Basno, Knowledge Stream, and Makewaves.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Global education technology market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global digital badges market in education sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global digital badges market in education sector - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2017
    • Table Five forces analysis 2022
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2017
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Segmentation by end-user
      • Table Global digital badges market by end-user - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Global digital badges market in higher education sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global digital badges market in higher education sector – Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global digital badges market in higher education sector - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global digital badges market in K-12 sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global digital badges market in K-12 sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global digital badges market in K-12 sector - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global - Market share by geography 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Americas - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table EMEA - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Competency-based education (CBE)
    • Digital badges as micro-credentials for teacher training
    • Increasing popularity of digital badges in informal education
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Vendor landscape
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • Accredible
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table Accredible - Business segments
      • Table Accredible - Organizational developments
      • Table Accredible - Geographic focus
      • Table Accredible - Segment focus
      • Table Accredible - Key offerings
    • Credly
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table Credly - Business segments
      • Table Credly - Organizational developments
      • Table Credly - Geographic focus
      • Table Credly - Segment focus
      • Table Credly - Key offerings
    • Forall Systems
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table Forall Systems - Business segments
      • Table Forall Systems - Organizational developments
      • Table Forall systems - Geographic focus
      • Table Forall Systems - Segment focus
      • Table Forall Systems - Key offerings
    • Discendum
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table Discendum - Business segments
      • Table Discendum - Organizational developments
      • Table Discendum - Geographic focus
      • Table Discendum - Segment focus
      • Table Discendum - Key offerings
    • Pearson Education
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table Pearson Education - Business segments
      • Table Pearson education - Organizational developments
      • Table Pearson Education - Geographic focus
      • Table Pearson Education - Segment focus
      • Table Pearson Education - Key offerings
    • Youtopia
      • Table Vendor overview
      • Table Youtopia - Business segments
      • Table Youtopia - Organizational developments
      • Table Youtopia - Geographic focus
      • Table Youtopia - Segment focus
      • Table Youtopia - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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