Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund Partners with Discovery Education

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DUBAI, UAE–29 September, 2020 : The Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund (REF) has announced a new first of its kind partnership with Discovery Education to deliver award winning online learning, increasing access to education for thousands of refugees and vulnerable youth in Lebanon.

Please Listen to Teachers: It’s Not Safe to Go Back to School Yet

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After that, we'll learn to live with it. Lawrence Gostin, the director of the WHO Center on Public Health and Human Rights, believes we will not have a semblance of normalcy until summer 2022. I have never been a fan of cyberlearning in lieu of in-person learning, except in specific circumstances. Ed tech companies can play an important part in improving the online experience for our children.

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5 things you don’t know about K-12 virtual learning

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Online learning has come a long way since its early champions saw it as a supplement to classroom learning. And while online learning has more than proven itself to be both an alternative to and complementary offering for traditional classroom instruction, some misconceptions still persist. And finally, online skeptics are still talking about issues like lack of teacher support and low student success rates. Dispelling the myths about virtual learning.

Byju’s Becomes an Edtech ‘Decacorn’ After Fundraise from Mary Meeker’s Bond Capital

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Indian online education startup Byju’s, which already reached the billion-dollar valuation from private investors in 2018, can now claim a new distinction: “decacorn.” Byju’s claims its online learning app, which offers instructional videos, live classes and practice questions, is now used by more than 57 million students. The previous sponsor, whose contract Byju’s assumed, agreed to pay a reported $162 million for a five-year deal ending in March 2022.

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Savvas Delivers Innovative Back-to-School Solutions to Help Teachers, Students and Families Succeed with Distance Learning

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After listening to educators, parents and caregivers from across the country, Savvas Learning Company today introduced a range of platform enhancements and new K-12 educational products aimed at making distance learning more impactful. Savvas Realize Optimized for Distance Learning.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” On Tuesday a court dismissed a petition by Ashford Universit y (owned by Bridgepoint Education ) to allow its online programs to be eligible for GI Bill benefits. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Lots of MOOC PR appeared in the news this week. “Now that MOOCs are mainstream, where does online learning go next?” Via The Daily Times : “Blount County Schools building new options to personalize learning.”

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