There are clear economical and social factors affecting the demand and use of digital tools in LATAM and the overall edtech space in the region might surprise you.
The 2021 LAVCA Survey of Latin American Edtech Startups helped point towards a direction of improvement for edtech adoption. When asked about regulatory barriers to growth, respondents said that education sector regulations, taxation, and payroll were the top three concerns and this isn’t something new. In fact, many governments are working towards adopting new regulations to improve their education system. An example is Argentina, with its government-backed programs aiming to help teachers throughout the country integrate digital lessons into their curriculum.