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Professional Development Market in Europe 2016-2020

Professional Development Market in Europe 2016-2020



ABSTRACTAbout Professional Development

Professional development in the education sector refers to specialized training, workshops, courses, or advanced professional learning intended to help educators such as teachers, administrators, and others to improve their professional competence and effectiveness. The professional development market has evolved over the years to include a wide portfolio of services and products, which are designed to improve the quality of educators.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the professional development market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 4.13% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the professional development market in Europe for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of products and services that cater to educators in the professional development market in Europe.Technavio's report, Professional Development Market in Europe 2016-2020, 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

  • Discovery Education
  • Edmodo
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Pearson
Other prominent vendors
  • Cambridge English Teacher
  • CAST Professional Learning
  • Creative Education
  • Creativity Workshop
  • Digital Learning Tree
  • ETI Malta
  • ETS Global
  • Goethe-Institut
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Kaizen Teaching School Alliance
  • Learners Edge
  • Lynda.com
  • Regent
Market driver
  • Growing need for digital skills
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Rising time and cost constraints
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Extensive investments in professional development by educational institutions
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 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?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Professional Development Market in Europe 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the professional development market in Europe: Discovery Education, Edmodo, McGraw-Hill Education, and Pearson.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Cambridge English Teacher, CAST Professional Learning, Creative Education, Creativity Workshop, Digital Learning Tree, ETI Malta, ETS Global, Goethe-Institut, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Kaizen Teaching School Alliance, Learners Edge, Lynda.com, and Regent.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Growing popularity of mobile learning to enhance delivery of professional development courses is a recent trend gaining traction in the market. Professional development is a necessary to help educators upskill and reskill, and improve their professional competence. With the increase in adoption of smartphones and increase in internet penetration, mobile learning should be incorporated by key players to enhance the delivery of professional development courses. Mobile learning will enable educators to circumnavigate time constraints and get access to learning material anytime and anywhere. In addition, mobile learning in professional development can enhance the collaboration between educators by enabling them to share resources and thoughts effectively and seamlessly.”

According to the report, emergence of online credentials is a key driver contributing to this market’s growth. The Professional Development Learning Network (PDLN) provides educators with a platform to customize their professional development requirements. The company has started awarding digital badges, which have embedded metadata to improve the portability and credibility of the certifications awarded by them. The company also partnered with Dremel to provide professional development platform for the use of Dremel 3D Idea Builder printer.

Further, the report states that increasing threat from MOOCs is a major challenge this market is facing. Coursera has entered the teacher education market with its foray into early childhood education and K-12 segments with 28 MOOCs. MOOCs will help in the professional development of teachers who teach in institutions that lack the resources to fund and support teachers. A lot of courses are available free of cost and are creating an awareness about avenues, which can widen the scope of growth for teachers. The company has partnered with school districts to assess the training needs of teachers.

Companies Mentioned

Discovery Education, Edmodo, McGraw-Hill Education, Pearson, Cambridge English Teacher, CAST Professional Learning, Creative Education, Creativity Workshop, Digital Learning Tree, ETI Malta, ETS Global, Goethe-Institut, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Kaizen Teaching School Alliance, Learners Edge, Lynda.com, Regent.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Main incentives for educators to enroll in professional development courses
      • Table Types of professional development
  • Market drivers
    • Growing need for digital skills
      • Table Processes in digital classrooms that require digital skills
    • Emergence of online credentials
    • Increasing number of teachers initiating their own professional development
    • Emerging technologies that enhance delivery of professional development courses
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Rising time and cost constraints
      • Table Comparison of average number of hours spent teaching by secondary school educators 2015
    • Lack of structure in professional development courses
    • Growing threat from state initiatives
    • Increasing threat from MOOCs
      • Table Partners of Coursera for professional development venture
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Extensive investments in professional development by educational institutions
    • Rising technological innovations to complement professional development courses
      • Table Major emerging tools to enable engagement for teachers
    • Growing popularity of mobile learning to enhance delivery of professional development courses
      • Table Global mobile learning market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Strategic alliances in professional development market
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Major professional development models
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Professional development market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by end-users
    • Professional development market in Europe by end-users
      • Table Professional development market in Europe by end-users 2015-2020
    • Professional development market in Europe in K-12 segment
      • Table Professional development market in Europe in K-12 segment 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Professional development market in Europe in higher education segment
      • Table Professional development market in Europe in higher education segment 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Professional development market in Europe in pre-K segment
      • Table Professional development market in Europe in pre-K segment 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Professional development market in Europe by geography
      • Table Professional development market in Europe by geography 2015-2020 (% share)
      • Table Professional development market in Europe by geography 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Professional development market in Central and Eastern Europe
      • Table Professional development market in Central and Eastern Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Professional development market in Western Europe
      • Table Professional development market in Western Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Professional development market in Southern Europe
      • Table Professional development market in Southern Europe 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Professional development market in Nordic countries
      • Table Professional development market in Nordic countries 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Competitive benchmarking
      • Table Vendor matrix
      • Table Key market developments
      • Table Key vendors: Strategic initiatives overview
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Discovery Education
      • Table Discovery Education: Course offerings in professional development
    • Edmodo
    • McGraw-Hill Education
      • Table McGraw-Hill Education: Business segmentation
    • Pearson Education
      • Table Pearson: Virtual learning products
      • Table Pearson: Platforms
      • Table Pearson: Learning platforms
      • Table Pearson: Course resources and content
      • Table Pearson: Solutions and services
      • Table Pearson: Solutions
  • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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