YouTube, the world’s largest streaming platform, is bullish on digital education. So much so that they have announced a standalone version of its platform called YouTube Player for Education, which will be devoid of ads and recommendations. Apart from this, YouTube is launching Courses and interactive quizzes, with the former allowing creators to offer free or paid online classes.
Keen readers will remember PhysicsWallah and Unacademy started as YouTube channels, so this is not a surprise. Google’s virtual education ecosystem mushroomed through the pandemic, and with an estimated 467 million users, YouTube has the platform it needs to create a massive change in the way an entire generation learns.