Global: Research – EdTech breakthrough winners announced

June 29, 2020

Global: Research - EdTech breakthrough winners announced

The 2020 EdTech breakthrough winners have been published

The 2020 winners of the EdTech Breakthrough competition have been announced.  EdTech Breakthrough is part of Tech Breakthrough, a Los Angeles based market research company, which provides industry analysis on a variety of tech based sectors.  Over 1750 nominations were received from over 15 countries and the full list of winners can be expanded below.  The judging criteria is described as being innovation driven and involves the following:

  • Performance
  • Ease of use
  • Functionality
  • Value
  • Impact

A judging panel consisting of technical, business, academic and marketing professionals selected the winners.


Winners Part 1

Industry Leadership        
Best Technology Solution for Student Safety: Singlewire
Best Overall IT Solution for the Education Market: ManagedMethods
Best Use of AI in Education: Securly
EdTech Startup of the Year: Participate
EdTech Deployment of the Year for HigherEd: Spirion
Overall EdTech Solution of the Year: Digital Measures by Watermark
Overall EdTech Company of the Year: PowerSchool

Enhanced Curriculum        
Enhanced Curriculum Solution of the Year: Hāpara
Enhanced Curriculum Innovation of the Year: GoNoodle

Administration Tools        
Classroom Management Solution of the Year: Lenovo LanSchool
Education Administration Solution of the Year:
Education Administration Solution Provider of the Year: EdSmart
Classroom Technology Innovation of the Year: Clear Touch Collage™

Engagement and Adaptive Learning        
Student Engagement Solution of the Year: Square Panda    
Adaptive Learning Solution of the Year: Cornerstone OnDemand

Language Learning        
Language Learning Software of the Year: WordDive
Overall Language Learning Company of the Year: goFLUENT

Career Preparation        
Career Readiness Solution of the Year: Kuder Navigator®
Overall Career Prep Solution of the Year: WIN Learning Career Readiness System
Overall Career Prep Company of the Year: Realityworks

Winners Part 2

Best Engineering Learning Solution: MakerBot
Best Science Learning Solution: Girls Get STEM from Discovery Education and Girl Scouts of the USA
Best Computer Coding Education Solution: Roblox Corporation
Overall STEM Education Solution of the Year: LEGO® Education

Creativity, Arts and Music        
Music Education Solution of the Year: Soundtrap for Education
Creativity Solution of the Year: Solvably, Powered by MassiveU

e-Learning Innovation of the Year: Osmo
Overall e-Learning Company of the Year: OpenSesame

Online Courses        
Best Online Tutoring Solution: Amira Learning
Best Technology Learning Platform: Vocareum
Online Learning Innovation of the Year: Istation

Enterprise Learning        
Corporate Learning Solution of the Year: Skillsoft
Overall Enterprise Learning Solution Provider of the Year: InStride

Next-Gen Schools        
Best Student Personalization Solution: Curriculum Associates
Next-Gen School Solution of the Year: mytaptrack

Learning Analytics        
Learning Analytics Solution of the Year: Illuminate Education
Learning Analytics Solution Provider of the Year: Hoonuit

Testing and Test Preparation        
Online Proctoring Solution of the Year: Proctorio
Test Prep Solution of the Year: Quizlet

Enrollment Management        
Enrollment Management Solution of the Year: Enroly
Overall Enrollment Management Solution Provider of the Year: Campus Management

The EdTech Breakthrough website lists the following featured winners:

  • PowerSchool
  • LEGO Education
  • Proctorio
  • Securly
  • Abre
  • Roblox
  • Istation
  • Discovery Education

The list of previous winners can also be viewed here:

You can learn more about EdTech here:

“ As huge disruptions have impacted the full spectrum of education this year, including schools, teachers, students and parents across the globe, the EdTech industry is now under a global spotlight, building and implementing an entirely new digital education system…With the EdTech community working in overdrive this year we are especially thrilled to take the time to award the “breakthrough” innovators that are revolutionizing learning. ” James Johnson, Managing Director, EdTech Breakthrough