政策门槛的提升加速了行业的整合，疫情带来了新的发展机遇，中国在线青少儿英语行业迎来新发展，2020年中国在线少儿英语教育市场规模达到4858亿元，预计到2021年底市场渗透率将达到37%，2022年将达51%。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，53.6%的受访者更倾向于选择AI趣味互动课，49.2%的受访者会选择游戏教学课，在线少儿英语教育用户倾向于选择兼顾互动性和趣味性的教学方式，从而提升少儿对于学习的兴趣和学习效果。未来，在线少儿英语教育市场格局将趋于纺锤形，行业分化愈发明显，头部机构将利用自身优势抓住机遇，迎来一波新的高速增长机会。随着在线教育下沉，本地化网校将迎来崛起，地域龙头布局本地化网校，OMO 混合服务模式将愈发普遍。
The increase in policy thresholds has accelerated the integration of the industry and the epidemic has brought new development opportunities. China's online English education for children industry has ushered in new developments. In 2020, China's online English education for children market will reach 485.8 billion yuan. It is expected that the market penetration rate will reach 37% by the end of 2021 and 51% in 2022. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 53.6% of respondents are more inclined to choose AI fun interactive courses, and 49.2% of respondents would choose game teaching courses, which implies that and China's online English education for children users tend to choose a teaching method that takes into account both interactive and interesting teaching methods, thereby enhancing children’s learning Interest and learning effect. In the future, the online English education for children market will tend to be a spindle shape, and industry differentiation will become more apparent. Head institutions will use their own advantages to seize opportunities and usher in a new wave of high-speed growth opportunities. With the sinking of online education, regional leaders will deploy localized online schools, and the OMO hybrid service model will become more common.
2020年5月20日，全球知名的新经济产业第三方数据挖掘和分析机构iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询) 发布《2020H1中国在线教育数据调研及典型企业案例研究报告》。报告根据艾媒数据中心、艾媒咨询商业情报数据库、艾媒商情舆情数据监测系统基础数据，对在线教育行业、行业细分领域（如K12、职业培训、少儿英语、素质教育等）进行宏观把控和商业模式分析，对VIPKID、编程猫、中公教育等典型企业的分析，并且结合用户行为和消费心理，判断2020-2021年中国在线教育行业的发展趋势。艾媒咨询分析师认为，2020年的新冠疫情为在线教育带来了新的活力，预计2020年中国在线教育用户将达到3.09亿人。后续随着中国各地陆续复课，在线教育的用户数量将有所回落，因此，如何保持用户留存率等问题是在线教育企业应当关注的。
The new crown outbreak has brought some benefits to online education, but it has also increased competition in the industry. iiMedia Research believe that the domestic online education industry is about to enter the knockout stage, many enterprises, especially small and medium-sized enterprises are facing an existential crisis. How to make use of the current situation, improve the retention rate of enterprises, promote enterprise products out to sea is an important issue facing the development of the industry.
中国在线教育市场规模近五年来一直保持逐年增长的态势，iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2019年在线教育市场规模已突破4000亿元。疫情期间，教育部提出“停课不停学、停课不停教”，推动了教育产业信息化变革的同时，也激发和释放出在线教育的潜在市场需求。尤其在下沉市场领域，在线教育行业的认知和渗透进程得到加快。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，分地域来看，受访用户对各类在线教育服务的需求呈现出差异，一二线城市教育需求相对多元分散，低线城市用户需求更多集中在学科辅导和语言学习。且下沉市场用户群体对价格敏感度较高，整体付费能力以及付费意愿较一二线城市还有一定差距。艾媒咨询分析师认为，下沉蓝海市场空间广阔，但在线教育企业也面临诸多挑战，加大技术投入，利用AI赋能教育，降本提效，专注用户，将成为行业的主流趋势。拥有资金和技术能力的在线教育平台将更具发展优势。
The size of China's online education market has been increasing year by year for the past five years. According to data from iiMedia Research, the online education market has exceeded 400 billion yuan in 2019. During the Corona epidemic, the Ministry of Education proposed "suspended class, ongoing learning, ongoing teaching" ，which not only promoted the informatization reform of the education industry, but also stimulated and released the potential market demand for online education. Especially in the field of sinking market, the process of cognition and penetration of online education industry has been accelerated. According to the data of iiMedia Research, according to different areas, the respondents' demands for various online education services are different. The demand for education in first-tier and second-tier cities is relatively diversified, and the demand for users in low-tier cities is more concentrated in subject counseling and language learning. Moreover, the user groups in the sinking market are highly sensitive to prices, and the overall payment ability and willingness to pay are still far from those in first- and second-tier cities. According to iiMedia consulting analysts, the sinking blue ocean market is vast, but online education companies also face many challenges, using AI to empower education, reducing costs and improving efficiency, and focusing on users will become the mainstream trend of the industry in the future. Online education platforms with financial and technical capabilities will have more development advantages.
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.
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.
Under the influence of Covid-19, the online education process accelerates. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, market scale of China online education market will reach 485.8 billion yuan in 2020, and the user scale is expected to increase to 351 million people. With the rapid development of the industry, the advantages of the small class mode are more prominent. There are well-known enterprises in various fields such as academic tutoring education, mathematical thinking, interest education, etc. In particular, the development of mathematical thinking track for children’s logical ability training has accelerated in recent years. The market scale is expected to exceed 10 billion yuan in 2021. In the future, online education industry will continue to innovate and optimize for technology, and provide more personalized and accurate services for students by using new technologies such as AI and 5G.