Today, at Apple's Educational event, Apple has announced an interesting statistics. Apple’s SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller announced that there are currently 20,000 education and learning applications that have been built for the iPad. He also added that about 1.5 Million Apple devices are being used in schools at educational field.
Apple also revealed today that 1,000 university and colleges around the world are using iTunes U, which is home to free lectures, videos, books, and podcasts from learning institutions. Currently there are over 500,000 pieces of audio and video material, which Apple says is the largest catalog of free educational content. And iTunes U has seen over 700 million downloads.