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According to Ovum’s 2014/15 ICT Enterprise Insights Survey, 56% of higher education institutions will replace, transform, or enhance their online learning platforms during the next 18 months. Google Classroom, the online learning platform aimed at both higher and K-12 education, has the potential to disrupt the online learning platform competitive landscape in the coming years.


  • Google Classroom is compelling to use due to its seamless integration with familiar productivity apps in Google Apps for Education, which is free for schools.

Features and Benefits

  • Compare Google's online learning platform offering to that of other vendors.
  • Understand how Google Classroom can become a viable alternative to traditional LMS solutions.

Key questions answered

  • Why does Google Classroom stand out in the competitive landscape?
  • What benefits can Google Classroom bring to both higher education and K-12 education?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
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  • Background
  • Current position

Data sheet

  • Key facts


  • On the Radar
  • Further reading
  • Author

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