In Announcing Winners of Higher Ed Challenge, Ed Dept Looks Ahead to 2030

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Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology held its first major event in nearly two years on Thursday, and the main takeaway is that the office is busy planning for the future—2030, to be exact. The proposal identified two options that would meet a need of the airliner and help close the skills gap among crewmembers: IT support certification programs and flight school. The company expects 180 crewmembers to graduate by the end of the year, Simi said. The U.S.

A Bootcamp Down Under: Trilogy Education Extends University Tech Training Globally

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As technology companies from Google to Salesforce plant roots in Australia, government and business leaders down under are trying to figure out ways to train students and workers to keep up with a changing workforce. company thinks it can help prepare the country’s future programmers. Melbourne city officials also launched a Startup Action Plan in 2017, with the goals of drawing more tech companies to the region and luring local students with the opportunities that would follow.

The Clock Is Ticking for This Edtech Buyer to Find a Deal

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If it seems baffling that companies with no revenue can raise money from private investors ( ahem , as some edtech startups did in the early 2010’s), then EdTechX Holdings might just sound outright crazy at first. EdTechX Holdings is a “special purpose acquisition company,” or SPAC for short. It raises money from the public with the explicit purpose of acquiring a private company. That company then becomes publicly-held, usually through a process known as a reverse merger.

5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom

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Then when students finish at the deadline… We meet up, and we come together for student-driven discussion, where the students decide what we talk about. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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Educational Leadership for Social Good

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I wanted to learn more about Jennifer’s perspective on edtech for social good, and after an introduction from Al, she was kind enough to meet with me via Hangout to share more of her work.

Education Looks Eastward: Snapshots from Beijing's Global Education Technology Summit

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Whereas earlier tech companies sought to directly mimic—Baidu is the ‘Google of China,” and RenRen is ‘the Facebook of China,’ for instance—these days China has been swept away with a homegrown creation called WeChat, which allows an app ecosystem within its app, and connects with bank accounts to let users pay for just about anything by putting their smartphone screen up to a scanner. It’s also a place where companies are racing into technologies that raise tough ethical issues.

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. education technology companies each year for the past three years.

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As more Americans retire, we must educate a new generation of leaders by making higher ed affordable

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In my state, a 2016 survey by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education found that more than three-quarters of Bay State companies have difficulty finding employees with the right abilities to fill available jobs. will turn 65 every day until about the year 2030.

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

Hack Education Weekly News

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” “Behind Randi Weingarten ’s secret meeting with Steve Bannon ” by Mike Klonsky. “How can online learning help Canadian colleges meet the challenges ahead?” Shernaz Daver , Udacity ’s chief marketing officer, is leaving the company. Via Edsurge : “​How Apple , Salesforce and Other ‘ Platform ’ Companies Can Help Close the Skills Gap.” “ What will universities look like in 2030?

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

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During Global Leadership Week, partner organizations, companies, school districts and individual schools have designed and are hosting virtual or face-to-face events to showcase global thought leadership.

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “ U of Maryland University College pursues a strategy of spinning off units into stand-alone companies, seeking financial gain for itself and affordable tuition rates for its students.” ” Another (typical) NYT story : “Where Halls of Ivy Meet Silicon Dreams, a New City Rises.” “By 2030 students will be learning from robots ,” the World Economic Forum claims. The robotics company has raised $36.03

British universities reach out to the new minority: poor white males

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And meeting college students like him, Hood said, “definitely opens them up to the possibility” of aiming higher. companies, at just under 15 percent, according to the Center for American Progress.