Traditional education needs a rethink as Covid accelerates ed-tech adoption

Perhaps the most exciting opportunity for MBA programmes will be to craft a life-long experience for its students rather than one limited to one or two years Topics management education | Coronavirus | EdTech The MBA degree as we know it has been in the doldrums for a while. Increasingly, as jobs across both traditional and new-age industries place…Continue Reading

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Resigns, Blames Trump For Inflaming Tensions At Capitol Riot

Topline Education Secretary Betsy DeVos handed in her resignation on Thursday, according to a Wall Street Journal report, making her the second Trump administration Cabinet member to quit over the Wednesday violence at the U.S. Capitol.  U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos listens during a cabinet meeting in the East Room of the … [+]…Continue Reading

Education Department extends student loan payment pause for 42 million borrowers amid Covid crisis

US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos attends the “Getting America’s Children Safely Back to School” event in the State Room of the white House in Washington, DC, on August 12, 2020.NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty ImagesU.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced on Friday that the payment pause and interest waiver for student loan borrowers…Continue Reading

K12 Education Gaint Zuoyebang Awarded Honorable Mention by World Economic Forum

(Source: edtechreview) Leading K12 online education platform Zuoyebang was awarded by the World Economic Forum an Honorable Mention for Excellence in Digital Disruption for its first annual New Champion Awards 2020 at the World Economic Forum’s inaugural Pioneers of Change Summit. Held in an online-offline integrated format due to Covid-19, the summit brought together more…Continue Reading

House Speaker Pelosi And Senate Minority Leader Schumer Hold Media Availability On Capitol Hill

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to rage, and President Trump refusing to concede the election, the nation’s two Democratic leaders in Congress on Thursday scolded Republicans for their reluctance to pass a new COVID-19 relief bill and accept that Joe Biden is now president-elect. “Stop the circus and get to work on whatContinue Reading

New Oriental Education Debuts on Hong Kong Markets, Shares Surge on First Day

(Source: CICC) Chinese private education giant New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE: EDU) officially started trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Nov. 10 and became the first stock to exceed HK$1,000 on the market. Credit Suisse, BofA Securities and UBS are the joint sponsors and global coordinators of the offering.  New Oriental’s…Continue Reading

Early education company Evolve asked to explain sharp rise in share price

Navigation for News Categories The early education operator, Evolve, has been asked to explain a sharp rise in its shareprice by the NZX. File image. Photo: RNZ Insight/John Gerritsen The company’s shares jumped more than 28 percent last week, from 9 cents to 12 cents per share, ahead of a trading update issued this morning.…Continue Reading

Most further education colleges have skills shortages in IT teams, says Jisc

A report from member organisation Jisc has found that a larger number of further education colleges have a skills shortage in IT teams By Clare McDonald, Business Editor Published: 29 Oct 2020 15:00 Many IT teams in further education colleges are lacking at least some facet of IT skills, according to member organisation Jisc. When…Continue Reading