Change Agents: Tech & Learning?s Most Influential People in EdTech In 2018

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The Student Privacy Pledge, a collaboration between FPF and SIIA, is a code of conduct for edtech companies aimed at raising awareness and encouraging clear articulation of privacy policies. “It’s To help educators bridge this edtech disconnect, Ormiston brought together a team of 26 “rock-star educators” to co-author the NOW Classrooms series of five practical, research-based, and grade-banded books.

General Assembly to Be Acquired By Swiss HR Firm for $412.5 Million

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The rise of automation also creates a critical need to re-skill workers, with as many as 375 million employees globally needing to transition to new roles by 2030. The company also underwent a round of layoffs in 2016. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech BusinessGeneral Assembly , the New York-based provider of coding bootcamps and short-term career-focused educational programs, has reached an agreement to be acquired by the Adecco Group for $412.5 million.

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Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

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Although the pessimists correctly observe that many questionable edtech startups have been over-funded and over-hyped these past few years (and some of the biggest are likely to crash to Earth in the near future), it’s simultaneously true that the next decade is likely to see the birth and growth of some of the most transformative education companies of this century. More than 80 percent of the edtech startups created in the past five years will not survive through 2020.

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Educational Leadership for Social Good

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Our teammate and Events Director, Al Thomas , a former principal himself, ran the Education Leaders Network Playground, which featured 28 sessions for leaders by leaders, and one session in particular stood out when we talked about it… a session called Leading EdTech Initiatives for Social Good by Jennifer Williams , author of Teach Boldly. Jennifer has been doing her part to get all hands on deck, working with the UN since 2016 to connect schools to these goals in meaningful ways.

As New England Liberal Arts Colleges Struggle Financially, One Pins Hopes on Health Care Majors

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Trouble in New England By 2030, the number of high school graduates in New England is projected to decline 25 percent from its peak in 2007, according to a report from EY Parthenon, which could disproportionately affect small campuses that draw from local communities. The institution has tried all kinds of innovative efforts to support its growth and development, like a competency-based education program and a fund to invest in edtech startups. “I

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” The school recently announced that it would end its attempts to regain accreditation after the Department of Education withdrew recognition for the for-profit in 2016. Edtech Digest’s Victor Rivero interviews Tory Patteron , a partner at Owl Ventures on how the firm is “Betting 185 Million Dollars on EdTech.” You’ll never guess… The UK Higher Education Policy Institute predicts , “ University place demand to grow by 300,000 by 2030.”

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