FREE WEBINAR: Living and Learning in 2025

The CoolCatTeacher

I’m totally intrigued to learn what will be said in this free webinar from Intel where Brian David Johnson will explore what culture, living, and learning will look like in 2025. Brian David Johnson, Intel’s futurist, will be talking about the classroom of 2025. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to edit and post it.

A Glimpse of the Future: What the K-12 Classroom Will Look Like in 2025

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Given that my experience is limited to middle school and high school students through my test-prep company and my critical-reading web app, SmartyReader , I’ll highlight my own insights in hopes of sparking a larger discussion of how the K-12 classroom will look in 2025. there’s nominal cost to ed-tech companies to offer software for free to poorly-funded school districts.

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More colleges and universities outsource services to for-profit companies

The Hechinger Report

Many students don’t realize their programs have been outsourced to a for-profit company they have probably never heard of.” Its revenues grew 44 percent in the first quarter of 2020 and 35 percent in the second quarter , and the company’s stock price is up from $17 to $40 since mid-March.

HP Pledges to Invest in Tech to Enhance Education for 100 Million by 2025

EdTech Magazine

By Phil Goldstein Increasingly, tech companies, including Google and Microsoft, see improving internet access for the underserved as part of their corporate social responsibility. Access Points Classroom Digital Citizenship Digital Content Internet Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking Wireless

Innovators Creating Prosperity: Releaf

The Christensen Institute

Even though agriculture accounts for nearly a quarter of sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP, the region’s food import bill (how much it pays to import food products) is set to reach $110 billion by 2025. million kg of food, and the company is just getting started.

Virginia’s Chesapeake Public Schools Partners with Discovery Education to Inspire, Engage, and Empower the District’s 16,300 Elementary Students

eSchool News

CPS’ strategic plan, Empower 2025 has set the school system on an exciting new path to even higher academic excellence. Empower 2025 has charted an exciting new path for the district,” said Dr. Jared Cotton, Chesapeake Public Schools Superintendent. SILVER SPRING, MD (Wednesday, ?May

Funding Year 2021 E-rate Application Window is Now Open

eSchool News

Funds For Learning announces that the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) opened the E-rate filing window on January 15, 2021, and will accept applications until March 25, 2021.

Innovators Creating Prosperity: LULA

The Christensen Institute

By 2025, that number of African cities with more than one million residents is projected to climb to roughly 100. The company now serves thousands of customers and was recently named Startup of the Year for Africa in 2019 by the Global Startup Awards.

Guyana needs to tap into innovation, not oil

The Christensen Institute

Its recently-discovered offshore oil field is set to produce 750,000 barrels of oil per day by 2025, unleashing enormous flows of cash to the impoverished former-British sugar colony.

Mastercard and Discovery Education Partner to Empower Girls with STEM Learning Through the Signature Girls4Tech™ Program

eSchool News

Thursday, April 22, 2021) — With the goal of providing five million girls with an engaging STEM education by 2025, Mastercard has partnered with Discovery Education to launch the latest phase of the award-winning Girls4Tech initiative. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

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Innovators Creating Prosperity: Babban Gona

The Christensen Institute

Through some of these partnerships, we have been able to raise a combination of equity, debt, and grant funding from key development institutions and international foundations to scale our business model and help us achieve our target of reaching one million smallholder farmers by 2025.

Can You Say Unicorn? Duolingo Raises $30 Million at $1.5 Billion Valuation

Edsurge

For the third time this year, an American education technology company is laying claim to the magical “unicorn” status. To date, company has raised $138 million. A Duolingo spokesperson says the company expects to break even this year and be cashflow positive in 2020.

CSU and California Community Colleges Partner on a Tool To Find Transferable Online Courses

Edsurge

is a part of CSU’s Graduation Initiative 2025 , which launched in 2016 and aims to increase the four-year freshmen graduation rate in the system from 23 percent (2017) to 40 percent by 2025, and to increase transfer four-year graduation rates from 75 percent (2017) to 85 percent in 2025. In March, Quottly won the SXSWedu startup Launch competition and in 2017 the company raised $100,000 in seed funding from the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator in New York City.

Education Is the New Healthcare, and Other Trends Shaping Edtech Investing

Edsurge

In bringing affordable education to the workplace, companies like InStride, Guild, Degreed and EdAssist are addressing the biggest issues in higher education: career relevance and student debt. billion valuation , reaching the “unicorn” milestone just seven years after the company launched.

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HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

Neo LMS

According to UNESCO, global demand for higher education is expected to grow from 100 million students currently to 250+ million by 2025. A range of specialist companies and private institutions is now providing excellent higher education components, as well as providing ancillary and support services such as examination and certification services, learning support, learning analytics, etc.

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Can Edtech Close the Talent and Workforce Gap in Cybersecurity?

Edsurge

trillion annually by 2025, and spending on cybersecurity is expected to exceed $170 billion by 2022. What It Takes to Get Hired in Cyber Burning Glass (one of our portfolio companies at Rethink Education) has compiled detailed data on hiring trends in the cybersecurity industry.

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Marten Roorda Out as ACT CEO

Edsurge

Under his watch, the Iowa City, Iowa-based nonprofit invested heavily in education technology companies to expand its services beyond test prep.

Implementing Innovation Strategies to Make School Districts More Equitable

edWeb.net

Prior to that, Ray was Dean for the School of Education at Southern New Hampshire University which Fast Company Magazine named the 12th most innovative organization in the world in its World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies. By Robert Low. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING.

Top EdSurge Higher Education Stories of 2019

Edsurge

Not so fast, say education companies, retailers and students. It was not listed in filings by federal investigators, but soon after EdSurge reached out to its leaders, the company’s website was taken down or removed.

After the Pandemic, Higher Education Can’t Afford to Go Back to ‘Normal’

Edsurge

To further complicate matters, statisticians have long warned of the pending “ 2025 cliff ,” which represents the abrupt reduction of potential first-time, full-time freshmen projected to arrive in 2025 to 2026 due to the drop in birth rates between the years 2008 and 2011.

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

billion by 2025, while the education sector will attract 15 million users. Despite its user base plateauing out in 2008, the company is now planning a second wind for Second Life with a laser focus on the educational terrain. If you are as old as I am then you will remember the thrill of watching your teacher wheel the TV trolley into the classroom. Finally”, you thought, “some fun in class!”

How a decline in community college students is a big problem for the economy

The Hechinger Report

The company, which specializes in commercial buildings, offers enviable benefits — employee stock ownership, in-house training, paid time off, sick days, a 401(k), health insurance that includes dental and vision and, in some cases, a $1,000 signing bonus.

Amidst Pandemic Korea’S Biggest Event For Global And Korean Startups, COMEUP 2020 Commences Virtually With Great Grandeur!

AsiaTechDaily

Through this event, global companies and investors can get possible avenues for investing in global startups and the Korean startup ecosystem. Besides that, foster one thousand non-contact startups to global companies. Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address.

How Historical Crises Paved The Way For Digital Payments?

AsiaTechDaily

Digital payments have become so significant in the past few months that Bain and Company estimates that adoption of cashless payment methods could increase by 67% globally by 2025, which is five percent more than what was anticipated before the pandemic occurred.

5 Years Since Starbucks Offered to Help Baristas Attend College, How Many Have Graduated?

Edsurge

Yet in May, Humberstone crossed the commencement stage at ASU, becoming one of nearly 3,000 Starbucks employees who have earned bachelor’s degrees online through the company-university partnership program. “It Having learned what works and what doesn’t for this group of adult learners, officials at both the coffee company and the university say they remain optimistic they’ll fill the venti-sized goal they originally set for themselves: reaching 25,000 graduates by 2025.

The STEM Careers Coalition Celebrates Black Leaders in STEM with Dynamic Digital Careers Content and Exclusive Virtual Events

eSchool News

Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

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What's That Liberal Art Degree Worth?

Edsurge

Come join us for an evening of informal networking, panels with hiring companies, and some light bites. Fill out this form and we'll get your information in front of attending companies. In his book, Anders describes how software companies are increasingly creating a need for people with a “modicum of technical literacy,” people who can translate data, show a bigger picture result from snippets of information and basically get people on the same page. Sure, coding is cool.

How the LMS Market Can Transform Teaching and Learning to Benefit All Stakeholders

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

According to a report submitted to the 2025 Global Analysis and Forecasts at the start of this year, the Learning Management System (LMS) Market is expected to grow in the US from $5.05 billion in 2025. There are many companies in the LMS space, each offering products designed to power up instruction and effectively help districts meet their needs.

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As jobs grow hard to fill, businesses join the drive to push rural residents toward college

The Hechinger Report

With worker shortages hitting industries nationwide, their companies — and many states’ economies — depend on it. “No This kind of business-led approach has become a focus of a statewide effort to increase the proportion of Tennesseans with degrees from its current level of about 40 percent — sixth lowest among the 50 states — to 55 percent by 2025. Students at Walker Valley High School in Cleveland, Tennessee, work with machinery in the school’s mechatronics lab.

Beer making for credit: Liberal arts colleges add career tech

The Hechinger Report

In a survey conducted by Quest Research and the Kaplan test-prep company, they were four times more likely to say they’d hire an English major with a credential in cybersecurity than an English major without one. “We STRATFORD, Conn. —

Unlocking stackable global credentials

The Christensen Institute

Current projections are that by 2025 there will be 263 million students providing 163 percent growth in 25 years: a rate that dwarfs the growth over the previous nine centuries. The same company does not need to design and make the light bulb, the lamp, the wall sockets, and the electricity generation and distribution systems.).

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Chegg Ditches Ingram for FedEx and Eyes International Growth

Edsurge

Ingram bought Chegg’s textbook inventory to sell and distribute, and the companies shared the revenues. And yet, despite Chegg’s efforts to transform into a digital-first company, it can’t escape the legacy print business—for now, at least. The company will leave Ingram for FedEx, which has a larger delivery operation and can get packages to most students faster. The company reported an 84 percent increase year over year in adjusted EBITDA to $23.1

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The next generation of wireless services: Super-fast 5G

eSchool News

The agency also laid the groundwork to auction a large amount of that spectrum to wireless companies while allowing more open or shared uses of the rest–all with flexible rules in hopes of duplicating the regulatory environment that helped fuel innovation in the existing fourth-generation networks. through 2025. Federal regulators recently opened the door to the next generation of wireless services, making the U.S.

DigiExam and the Future of Assessment

EdNews Daily

And – as the company themselves boast – the platform has value for those concerned about sustainability. In speaking to Venturebeat last year , Joen Bonnier (owner of one of Sweden’s largest media companies) spoke of the inevitability of the move to digital examinations. The Future of Assessment: 2025 and Beyond. Written by Jack Moran, Reimagine Education.

After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople

The Hechinger Report

At California Steel Industries, where Esparza was learning industrial computing, some supervisors without college degrees make as much as $120,000 per year and electricians also can make six figures, company officials said. Skilled trades show among the highest potential among job categories, the economic-modeling company Emsi calculates. Other local companies and colleges have invested, too. FONTANA, Calif. —