Ontario is a major hub in the fast-growing EdTech market, with more than 75 established and recent start-ups in educational technology and corporate training.
These organizations cover the full spectrum of education and training services, from consulting, design and development of online courses to classroom response systems (CRS) and AI-enabled solutions to learning challenges.
Some companies, including D2L and Top Hat, already have a significant share of the global market. Others are ready to quickly expand with services for students, colleges and universities, and corporate training.
Home to 24 public colleges, 22 public universities and the headquarters of some of Canada’s largest companies, Ontario is a hotbed of innovation and development. The global educational technology (EdTech) market could be worth $341 billion by 2025 (with a compound annual growth rate of 11%). Ontario has a major strategic advantage because of its ability to develop high-quality solutions in both English and French.
With this searchable directory, Contact North | Contact Nord provides colleges, universities, training providers and investors from the around the world with information on how to find the latest products and services from Ontario-based EdTech companies. Their products and services often lead to improved learning experiences.
This is an evolving directory of Ontario EdTech companies and services as we add, update and occasionally delete organizations no longer in business.
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Education and training providers using the products or services of any companies in this list should do their due diligence prior to selecting a vendor.
Each company in the directory is grouped into one of 15 categories.
Virtual platforms that allow for interaction between students, faculty and/or content, whether through video conferencing, text discussion or class response system (CRS).
The companies in this category provide custom online learning design and development consultant services, hosting and management of learning services.
Also known as workplace learning, courses are designed to educate employees, either synchronously or asynchronously. Workplace learning helps employees obtain and hone knowledge and skills to progress professionally and personally.
Software or other material designed for use in an educational or training course. Many also offer a learning management system (LMS) to manage their courseware. Subscribers have access to LMS information to integrate with their own LMS.
LMS is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of e-learning courses.
This is tutoring 2.0! Web-based tutoring in a variety of subjects through synchronous and asynchronous communications from subject experts.
Platforms to improve learner access and success for disabled and disadvantaged students.
A platform that showcases a digital collection of work representing a learner’s knowledge, skills and accomplishments.
Devices designed to enhance virtual instruction.
Information management systems typically organize and manage information such as registrations, admissions, scheduling, gradebook, etc. Features vary widely depending whether the focus is on administration, teachers, students or a particular functionality (e.g. research applications or online lesson planning).
From game apps to tools for test preparation, this category focuses on apps and online platforms that help students with their coursework and studies.
A teaching aid is anything used by a teacher to help teach a lesson or make it more interesting to students.
A digital learning environment that allows instructors and learners to connect online in a live or on-demand course.
These companies feature products that are useful for evaluating and grading students’ knowledge and comprehension of course content.
Online platforms that help students prepare for the workforce through features such as skills training and resume writing.