Top 10 E-Learning Platforms In The world

20 Sep, 2022 | Blogs

E-learning is the term used to describe training and testing services delivered or shared online. E-learning imparts students knowledge through electronic media, including audio, video, e-books, AR/VR, and other media. Students that use e-learning have a variety of advantages, such as affordable education and access to specialized course material. Additionally, since it improves employee performance, E-Learning has assimilated into the majority of firms. The need for continuous learning among professionals and students has grown due to broad trends brought on by globalization, talent migration, and steady advancements in corporate competencies and talent grooming during the past two decades.

While conventional learning and training approaches effectively address most learners' demands, they are ineffective in meeting the requirements of dynamic learners, particularly in the burgeoning learner segment. Since e-learning has made significant advancements in the adoption of digital learning platforms, the internet's role in education has expanded to include interactive learning channels, language classes, functional skill development, proficiency testing, higher education pedagogy, video streaming of classes, corporate training, talent management, and e-governance.

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Market Stimulants

The increasing penetration of the internet, mobile devices, and smartphones are one of the primary growth factors of the e-learning market. This has not only transformed the technique of content transmission but has also advanced the method by continually increasing bandwidths and decreasing data costs. A typical internet user devotes 6 hours and 42 minutes online per day. The total amount of time individuals spend online varies from country to country. The majority of time spent online is accounted for by mobile devices. Governments worldwide hold the key to developing internet infrastructure across nations and formulating the structure for e-learning as the primary and secondary method of mass education. E-learning is transforming the school system by facilitating improved connections and creating a collaborative education future.

The Internet of Things contributes significantly to developing smarter and more connected schools. Smart classrooms are revolutionizing education in both public and private schools. Schools are getting increasingly technologically adept and outfitted with innovative tools and methods. IoT has transformed education from teacher-centered to student-centered. It offers the student with absolute autonomy of location and time for e-learning. It has altered content by making it very visual, as images and video are more popular than text nowadays, along with interactive information that engages learners. It will also enable energy conservation, enhanced home security, and faster data and multimedia streaming in conjunction with artificial intelligence. These developments in IoT are fueling the expansion of the e-learning market.

Top 10 Platforms in the Global E-Learning Market


Apollo Education Group

Apollo Education Group is an American private education company founded by Dr. John Sperling in 1973. The organization owns and operates prestigious colleges and institutions, including the University of Phoenix, Western International University, Axia College, and the College of Financial Planning. The group maintains an Apollo Global subsidiary that handles the corporation's foreign operations. It offers programs and services for career development and undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree education. These courses and services are offered on-campus, online, and throughout the globe, including the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Latin America.

Recent News:

  • In 2022, Apollo Education UK (AEUK) launched the three-year Apollo ICFP program in collaboration with Global Training and Education Center in Whittington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Teaching Hospital, and Edge Hill University.

blackboard inc

Blackboard was formed in 1997 and is based in the United States. It is one of the world's foremost EdTech companies serving K-12, higher education, government, and commercial clients. Among the industries it serves are higher education, K-12, government, and business. The business provides various services, including employment, academic achievement, counseling, and online course experience. Blackboard Learn SaaS, the top learning management system available on AWS GovCloud, enables government clients to accomplish various missions. Under the K-12 category, the company provides a digital learning environment, a virtual classroom, school and district webpages, and branded mobile applications. It delivers teaching and learning for higher education through a learning management system, virtual classroom, electronic learning, Education and Learning Analytics, and accessibility.

Recent News:

  • In 2022, Anthology, an education solutions provider under Blackboard, and Yellowdig entered into a partnership to provide learners employing Blackboard Learn and Blackboard Learn Ultra with a richer experience.

British Council

The British Council was established in 1934, and its headquarter is in England. It provides numerous services, including UK education, exam providers, and English instruction. It advances the progress of education. It promotes cultural links and an appreciation of cultural diversity between the people of the United Kingdom and those of other nations. It is accountable as both a non-departmental public body and a charity. It offers numerous services in each region in which it operates. It conducts business in the Americas, East Asia, the European Union, the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the rest of Europe.

Recent News:

  • In 2022, the British Council to launch a set of financing possibilities to enhance the worldwide cooperation of UK higher education institutions.


Oracle was established in 1977 and is based in Texas. It is a cloud technology firm that provides computing infrastructure and software to enterprises around the globe to help them unleash efficiency, innovate, and become more efficient. Since its founding, Oracle has deliberately designed its development into web-based software solutions. It was among the initial companies to use cloud-based technologies in its offerings. Its cloud-based infrastructure provides security, enhanced performance, and cost savings. It offers Oracle certification to improve employability and speed up Oracle SaaS. It delivers courses online, software training, e-learning, digital adoption, Oracle cloud infrastructure, Java, Oracle ERP, Oracle HCM, cloud services, Oracle SaaS, and Oracle training.

Recent News:

  • In 2022, Oracle and Microsoft Corp announced the release of Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure. Customers of Microsoft Azure can provision, manage, and manage enterprise-grade Oracle Database solutions in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) using a familiar interface.


The corporation was formed in the United Kingdom in 1844. It operates under five business segments: online education, higher education, English language classes, workforce skills, and evaluation and qualifications. Each business division is solely responsible for its product design, overheads, and product development to facilitate a more visible and agile operating model. Pearson's e-learning products and services range from pre-K through high school to the professional sector. This allows clients to pursue career opportunities, increasing the system's online traction. This is one of Pearson's most efficient strategies.

Recent News:

  • In 2022, Pearson acquired Mondly, a global online language learning platform. With the addition of online self-study to its current diagnosis, learning tools, and assessment portfolio, the acquisition will enable Pearson to provide various options for people to acquire and demonstrate their English proficiency.

Aptara Corp

Aptara was founded in 1988, and its headquarter is in the US. On all four continents, it has offices. It creates and develops unique content for Fortune 500 corporations and industry leaders. It establishes a profitable content strategy and turns boring material into intelligent content. It has flexible digital data that can be mined and make money. Its experts implement and create plans for information delivery in healthcare, information technology, law, financial services, insurance, pharmaceuticals, and publication that utilize mobile and new digital technologies. K–20 education, publishing and conversion services, business learning and performance, customer lifecycle administration, data management services, and IT services are just a few of the solutions it provides.

Recent News:

  • In 2022, Aptara partnered with Canadian Science Publishing to offer full-service production for its 22 journal publications.
  1. ADOBE

Adobe Corporate

The company was created in 1982 and is based in the United States. It is one of the world's foremost providers of digital media and digital marketing solutions. It offers a variety of e-learning programs, such as webinars, forums, lessons, and certification courses. It provides learning for students and teachers in K-12 and higher education institutions. It allows everyone, including creative people, students, government organizations, small enterprises, and the world's top brands, to produce and design extraordinary digital experiences.

Recent News:

  • In 2022, Adobe launched for its Creative Cloud customers. With the release of for Creative Cloud, video editors and key project stakeholders, such as producers, agencies, and clients, can interact in the cloud.


The organization was established in the United States in 1998. It offers a comprehensive collection of cloud-based corporate learning content, such as videos, programs, books, and other materials on business knowledge, leadership skills, technology & development, safety, and digital transformation. The company's courses are accessed more than 130 million monthly times in over 160 countries. Its courses are entirely cloud-based and accessible anytime and from any location. The organization is building around 40 systems in seven digital transformation topics, including designing digital experiences, digital marketing and communication, essentials of transformation technologies, speed for digital transformation, emerging digital competencies, and virtual collaboration.

Recent News:

  • In 2022, Skillsoft acquired Codecademy, a corporate digital learning leader. The acquisition generates enormous cross-selling prospects and is anticipated to positively impact bookings, revenue growth, and gross margins for Skillsoft.
  1. NIIT


NIIT was established in 1981 and is based in India. It is a premier skills and talent development business that creates a manpower pool to meet the needs of global industries. It was designed to assist the young IT industry to overcome its human resource issues. It is now one of the most prominent training firms with various talent development programs. Learners can access all content and services through the NIIT digital platform's easy interface on linked tablets, computers, and mobile devices. It has two primary business lines worldwide: the skills and careers business and the corporate learning group. Its corporate learning group offers managed training services to market-leading organizations in Europe, North America, Asia, and Oceania.

  1. CISCO


Cisco company was established in 1984 and is based in the United States. It provides training on Cisco hardware, including technological, product, and certification courses. These courses are available in both instructor-led and virtual classroom formats. It provides data and analytics courses and Cisco digital network architecture training under technology training. Among its educational and technical products are Cisco digital learning subscriptions, Cisco modeling labs, DevNet learning labs, packet tracer, cisco learning labs, CCIE lab builder, and binary game.

Recent News:

  • In 2022, Cisco expanded its alliance with General Dynamics Information Technology to provide Cisco Private 5G services to a wide range of government agencies.

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Husain Imran
Husain is a Director in Straits Research. He has been helping Enterprise Tech companies with GTM strategies and audience building for more than a decade. Being an active leader in the domain registry and web hosting space, he leverages his wide reach and network in helping companies to navigate through digital challenges and mitigate cyber risks through consulting.
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