According to data from iiMedia Research, China's K12 after-school tutoring market will reach 530 billion yuan in 2020 and is expected to reach 571 billion yuan in 2021. With the rapid development of the industry, the capital market has always maintained a high degree of enthusiasm for off-campus training and education and STEAM education product development technology. However, in terms of awareness, STEAM education still needs to be popularized. With a more complete integrated solution, it will be recognized by students, parents and schools to increase market acceptance. In the future, the STEAM education industry will continue to innovate and optimize technology, and use new technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things to promote changes in the teaching environment and learning methods.
升学压力大和教育重视程度提升的推动下，K12在线教育需求激增。2020上半年中国K12在线教育用户规模将达3765.6万人，同比增长达23.2%。K12在线教育优势愈加凸显，少儿编程类等素质类教育兴起;行业下沉式发展趋势明显，三四线城市成新角逐场。疫情下，线下教培活动受限，资本抢占K12在线教育赛道，少儿编程获得资本青睐。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，60.8%的受访者需要各类学科辅导类教学，兴趣类以及编程类教育需求仍在逐步提升。教师资源是用户选择平台的首要影响因素。而行业内优胜劣汰，中小机构持续亏损，老牌教育机构蓄力K12在线教育，K12业务成为新东方营收增长的主引擎。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)分析师预测K12在线教育的未来竞争将是围绕产品与用户的竞争，以标准化、体系化产品着力于用户痛点，以个性化服务、创新性教学模式实现差异化内容供给能够释放品牌口碑价值。
Driven by the pressure of further education and the increasing importance of education, the demand for K12 online education has surged. In the first half of 2020, the scale of China's K12 online education users will reach 37.656 million, a year-on-year increase of 23.2%. The advantages of K12 online education have become more prominent, and quality education such as children's programming has emerged; the industry's sinking development trend is obvious, and third and fourth tier cities have become new protagonist. Under the epidemic, offline education and training activities were limited, capital seized the K12 online education track, and children's programming gained capital favor. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 60.8% of the interviewees required various types of subject tutoring, while interest and programming education are still in increasing demand. Teacher resources are the primary influencing factors for users to choose a platform. The survival of the fittest in the industry, small and medium sized institutions continue to lose money, old education institutions accumulate K12 online education, K12 business has become the main engine of revenue growth of New Oriental. Analysts at iiMedia Research predict that the future competition of K12 online education will focus on the competition between products and users, focus on user pain points with standardized and systematic products, and achieve differentiated content supply with personalized services and innovative teaching models. It can release the brand reputation value.
iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，预计到2020年中国在线教育市场规模将达4538亿元，K12在线教育用户规模将达3765.6万人。其中，一二线城市K12在线教育市场发展较为完善，而三四线城市K12在线教育渗透率仍有待提高。另外，iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示， 59.4%受访用户认为师生互动交流有利于提高学生专注度。艾媒咨询分析师认为，K12在线教育平台应促进师生互动交流，运用AI等新技术实时记录学生状态，以提高学生学习专注度，及时反馈学生学习成果。未来，随着互联网的普及和发展，“互联网+教育”使得在线教育用户不断攀升，K12在线教育市场规模将持续扩大。
According to the data of iiMedia Research, it is estimated that by 2020, China's online education market will reach 453.8 billion yuan, and the number of K12 online education users will reach 37.656 million. Among them, the development of K12 online education market in the first and second tier cities is relatively perfect, while the penetration rate of K12 online education in the third and fourth tier cities still needs to be improved. In addition, according to the data of iiMedia Research, 59.4% of the respondents think that the interaction between teachers and students is conducive to improving students' concentration. iiMedia Research consulting analysts believe that K12 online education platform should promote interaction between teachers and students, use AI and other new technologies to record students' status in real time, so as to improve students' learning focus and timely feedback students' learning results. In the future, with the popularity and development of Internet, Internet plus education will make online education users continue to climb. The scale of K12 online education market will continue to expand.
iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，中国在线教育市场规模逐年上升，预计2020年达到4538亿元。2019年中国中小学在校学生数达到17802.6万人，基于巨大的学生体量规模，以及疫情期间政府关于“停课不停学”等政策为中小学在线教育提供了快速发展的契机。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，49.6%的受访中小学学生家长认为在线学习方便、安全，但有46.7%的受访中小学学生认为在线学习难以集中注意力，52.4%的中小学教师认为在线学习效果一般。目前，中小学在线教育市场迎来发展契机，但产品体验仍有较大提升空间，市场竞争格局未定，能够在用户体验方面具备优势的企业存在突围机会。
As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the scale of online education market in China has increased year by year, and is expected to reach 453.8 billion yuan in 2020. In 2019, the number of students in primary and secondary schools in China reached 17.782.6 million. Based on the huge student scale and the government's policy of "Closed non-stop learning." during the novel coronavirus pneumonia, it provided an opportunity for rapid development of online education in primary and secondary schools. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 49.6% of the parents of primary and secondary school students thought that online learning was convenient and safe, but 46.7% of the primary and secondary school students thought it was difficult to concentrate on online learning, and 52.4% of the primary and secondary school teachers thought that the effect of online learning was average. At present, the online education market for primary and secondary schools is confronted with a development opportunities, but there is still increased potential for improvement in product experience, the market competition pattern is uncertain, and companies that have advantages in user experience have opportunities to break through.
With the development of “ Internet + education”, brought by the popularization and development of the Internet, the scale of China's online education users has been increasing, and the user scale of K12 online education as its vertical field has also maintained growth momentum. At the same time, the Chinese government's attention and support for “Internet + education“ and the rapid development of AI technology provide sufficient impetus for China's K12 online education. In 2019, the number of users in China's K12 online education market will increase to 30.454 million, and the market penetration rate will reach 15.0%. According to iiMedia Research data, teacher matching is the most desirable aspect for K12 online education users to improve. 42.1% of respondents believe that teacher matching needs to be improved. K12 online education users are supportive of integrating technology into products. 47.9% of respondents believe that the combination of online education and technological frontier will help to better carry out K12 online education. Corresponding to the user's attitude towards supporting frontier science and technology, the user's perception of the combination of product and technology is not strong. Only 9.1% of the users have a clear perception of the frontier science and technology elements in the product. The user's perception of the combination of teacher matching link and frontier science and technology is the highest, and the proportion of users with obvious perception is 34.8%. 94.6% of the respondents approved the application effect of K12 online education product technology.
The market scale of K12 online education will be further expanded in the future, where there existed the supporting policies and advanced AI technology. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, online subject tutoring is still the main demand of K12 online education users. Over 80% of online education users were subject tutoring users. Among all the subjects, English and Math were the two most popular subjects. More than 60% of K12 online education users were satisfied with the achievement enhancement effect of online subject tutoring. In spite of online subject tutoring, online education industry started to pay attention to the market segment of the quality education. K12 programming was the most popular extracurricular lesson, accounting for 22.8%. The followings were painting and vocal music. Although the online education industry was growing to be gradually mature, there were still differences in the cognitive level of K12 online education in various cities. The proportion of K12 online education users in first-tier city (50.4%) was significantly higher than the proportions of the second and third-tier cities (35.6% and 21.1% respectively). Facing the large amounts of development opportunities in third-tier and fourth-tier cities, the industry is showing a downward trend. At the same time, K12 online education industry was adjusting itself to cooperate with the offline education, and trying to solve to the pain points of having difficulties in following up the progress and lacking of real class atmosphere.
Although the state has carried out a major rectification of the education industry in 2018, problems such as uneven distribution of educational resources, single teaching methods and uneven off-campus tutoring still exist. In 2018, the academic pressure on Chinese primary and middle school students is still heavy, and the pressure on parents is increasing. The holiday has become the “third semester“. According to the data of iiMedia Research, half of the students spend 3-4 hours on homework during school, most of the primary and secondary school students have academic tests every week during school, most of the parents of primary and secondary school students insist on off-campus tutoring, and the off-campus tutoring takes up nearly half of the time in holidays. In the future, the “Internet + education“ and virtual reality will help the inclusive education. The ministry of education will continue to issue policies to relieve pressure. Schools and parents will work together to help students grow up healthily and happily.