Fast Company has named The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Education as part of its overall look at the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies. Honorees include global giants like Google and tech startup Kaymbu. Topping the list is General Assembly, a learning center that teaches career skills for the 21st century—digital marketing, mobile development, data science, etc. Read on for the list and then click over to FAST Company for details on how these companies are transforming education.
- General Assembly – learning centers that teach skills that workers need now
- Revolution Foods – provides healthy meals and “real food” in 25 cities
- Bridge International Academies – brings high-quality, affordable schools to developing nations like Uganda and Kenya
- Summit Public Schools – offers a model for blended-learning in the classroom
- Democrats for Education Reform – supports political movements at the local level for education reform
- Edcamp – professional development with “unconferences” led by teachers on topics of most interest and need to teachers
- Google – hardware and software that are teacher- and budget-friendly
- The College Board – for radically reworking the SAT in response to criticism from all angles
- Teachers Pay Teachers – giving teachers a place to buy and sell lessons online
- Kaymbu – a preschool parent-teacher engagement platform that’s user-friendly and easily shares photos, videos, and classwork
Read more about the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Education from Fast Company.