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Hackers attack university exam software and release records online

Following the Covid-19 outbreak, several Australian universities switched to administering examinations online using exam software…

The Importance Of Sharing School Stories

Sharing school stories is really important so we have an opportunity to learn from eachother. In this article Mark introduces the Frog20…

Education Technology specialists NetSupport launch Classroom Cloud

Education Technology specialists NetSupport have launched a new solution to support the needs of delivering simple and effective…

Global: Report – EdTech Market Analysis Report

Grand View Research, a business consulting firm, recently published a global EdTech Market Analysis Report. It predicts that the market…

Latam EdTech firms plan future growth

During the Covid-19 pandemic many Latam EdTech firms witnessed a surge in demand. Classpert, a Brazilian based online learning platform…

Private online school Crimson Global Academy launches in South Africa

Crimson Education has launched a private online school in South Africa. It is accepting enrolment from September 2020 and students will have…

LEGO launches online safety campaign

The LEGO Group have launched an online safety campaign called Small Builds for Big Conversations…The campaign uses statistics from a research study…

Remote learning platform Otter for Education experiences rapid growth

Remote learning platform Otter for Education has revealed that the number of universities and community colleges using its platform…

EdTech learning platform Your Favourite Teacher raises investment

Your Favourite Teacher is an online EdTech learning platform that exists to help students prepare for GCSE examinations…

Irish EdTech firm VR Education partners with Tokyo Global Gateway

Irish EdTech firm VR Education has signed a deal to license the use of its Engage platform to Tokyo Global Gateway (TGG). TGG, launched by…

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Latam EdTech firms plan future growth

During the Covid-19 pandemic many Latam EdTech firms witnessed a surge in demand. Classpert, a Brazilian based online learning platform…

Remote learning platform Otter for Education experiences rapid growth

Remote learning platform Otter for Education has revealed that the number of universities and community colleges using its platform…

Chilean EdTech firm Poliglota experiences rapid growth during pandemic

Chilean EdTech firm Poliglota had to rapidly change its business model during the Covid-19 pandemic. In normal times, it arranges physical…

Global: Research – EdTech breakthrough winners announced

The 2020 winners of the EdTech Breakthrough competition have been announced. EdTech Breakthrough is part of Tech Breakthrough…

School districts release plans for this coming fall

School districts across the US are beginning to make decisions on whether to reopen schools this fall or continue with online/blended learning…

South America: Report – LATAM EdTech 100

LATAM EdTech 100: Holon IQ have published a list of the 100 most innovative EdTech companies across Latin America. Brazil is identified…

Colorado receives $44 million to improve blended learning across the state

To improve blended learning in Colorado, $44 million has been allocated from the $30.8 billion federal CARES Act relief bill. The funds will be allocated…

NAECAD releases eSports certification program

NAECAD has created an eSports certification based course in an effort to promote standards and training in this rapidly growing field…

US $180 million K–12 Education Models Grant webinar to take place June 3rd 2020

The $180 million Rethink K–12 Education Models Grant was launched in April by the Department of Education with the aim of helping states…

Delaware Tech receives $300k grant to buy Chromebooks for students

Delaware Tech has received a $300k grant from JPMorgan Chase to buy laptops and Chromebooks for students. Since the outbreak of the Covid-19…

Private online school Crimson Global Academy launches in South Africa

Crimson Education has launched a private online school in South Africa. It is accepting enrolment from September 2020 and students will have…

Irish EdTech firm VR Education partners with Tokyo Global Gateway

Irish EdTech firm VR Education has signed a deal to license the use of its Engage platform to Tokyo Global Gateway (TGG). TGG, launched by…

UAE’s Artificial Intelligence university set to open

The UAE’s first Artificial Intelligence university is set to open in September following a delayed start due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Titled the Mohamed…

Online school iCademy Middle East experiences fivefold growth

iCademy Middle East is an online school that has been operating in the region since 2007. Enrolments in the school have surged during…

South African EdTech startup Syafunda raises $140k

Syafunda, a South African EdTech startup has raised $140k from SME venture capital firm Edge Growth to fund regional expansion…

First ever EdTech investment in Kuwait

Baims is the first company to receive an EdTech investment in Kuwait. The investment round was led by AlWazzan Education…

Several online learning competitions underway in Saudi Arabia

As schools remain closed in Saudi Arabia, The General Department of Education in Riyadh launched a nationwide online learning competition last week…

Nigerian EdTech startup Gradely receives investment

Microtraction, a Nigerian VC firm has invested $25,000 in EdTech startup Gradely…Gradely offers an AI-based personalised learning platform…

eLearning could continue until June in the UAE

Dismissed as fake news by the Ministry of Education, several media outlets feature a story detailing an expected announcement that eLearning would…

Nigerian EdTech startup uLesson launches revision app

Having secured $3.1m in funding, EdTech startup uLesson launches its first mobile learning app. The app has been designed to help students in several…

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Hackers attack university exam software and release records online

Following the Covid-19 outbreak, several Australian universities switched to administering examinations online using exam software…

Education Technology specialists NetSupport launch Classroom Cloud

Education Technology specialists NetSupport have launched a new solution to support the needs of delivering simple and effective…

EdTech learning platform Your Favourite Teacher raises investment

Your Favourite Teacher is an online EdTech learning platform that exists to help students prepare for GCSE examinations…

Australian STEM competition to proceed online

The Science Teachers’ Association of New South Wales (STANSW) has decided that this year’s STEM competition will continue in an online format…

EdTech hub launched by Gluu and Nesta

Innovation Fund Nesta and education technology company Gluu have launched an EdTech hub to support disadvantaged Year 10 pupils in Birmingham…

Online tuition pilot launched in the UK

With the backing of Gavin Williamson, an online tuition pilot has been launched by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), Sutton Trust…

Educational STEM kit maker Tech Will Save Us raises over $1 million

Educational STEM kit maker Tech Will Save Us has raised over $1 million through Seedrs, an equity crowdfunding platform. Tech Will Save Us has witnessed…

Learning Labs secures £500,000 investment to develop its language learning platform

Birmingham EdTech firm Learning Labs has secured £500,000 in funding to develop its language learning platform. This fund, which is managed…

Australia: Research – Why school closures are bad policy

The Centre for Independent Studies has published a policy paper on the impact of school closures on learning in Australia…

UK Online Safety Research: Ofcom – Covid-19 news and information

UK Online Safety Research: With the proliferation of fake news surrounding Covid-19, communications regulator Ofcom has published a report on how…

Irish EdTech firm VR Education partners with Tokyo Global Gateway

Irish EdTech firm VR Education has signed a deal to license the use of its Engage platform to Tokyo Global Gateway (TGG). TGG, launched by…

Indian EdTech firm Byju’s launches online tuition program

Byju’s, an Indian EdTech firm has launched an online tuition program. The Bengaluru based company launched ‘BYJU’S Classes’ which will connect…

Blended learning in South Korea changing the face of education

Cho Hee-yeon, the Superintendent for the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education described the shift towards blended learning in South Korea…

Law students unite in a quest to advance home learning in the Philippines

A groups of law students are hoping to advance the success of home learning in the Philippines. They recently launched Project Wifi, a community…

China: Report – AI in the classroom

The Chinese government is eager to elevate China to the forefront of AI and the use of AI in the classroom. The Covid-19 outbreak will likely…

Indonesia: EdTech Report – World Bank Group

The World Bank Group with funding support from the Australian Government has published a report on the state of EdTech in Indonesia and the potential…

Veative Labs and Lenovo release a VR Classroom Solution

Veative Labs and Lenovo release a VR Classroom Solution as part of Lenovo’s new Distance Learning Solution…

Indian EdTech company Whitehat Jr plans expansion

Indian EdTech startup Whitehat Jr plans to hire an additional 2000 teachers as demand for online coding courses continues to rise…

Online learning in India continues amid Covid-19 lockdown

Online learning in India: The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) is facing a tough decision on whether to continue with online learning or to…

Language learning app Lingumi raises £4 million

Language learning app Lingumi uses AI within its software to offer personalised learning. Combining social and asynchronous learning…

The Importance Of Sharing School Stories

Sharing school stories is really important so we have an opportunity to learn from eachother. In this article Mark introduces the Frog20…

How can school leaders harness the strategic value of edtech?

For technology to be used effectively in schools, it is essential that school leaders understand the benefits and how to both create…

Supporting student and teacher wellbeing with technology

Student and teacher wellbeing has become a hot topic across the globe, for teachers as well as students. It has been revealed…

The Global Edtech Academy

CUE And Microsoft have teamed up to help and formed the Global Edtech Academy or #GETA as we are calling it on social media and there’s already a large…

Microsoft Teams: Raise hands feature

The raise hands feature in Microsoft Teams allows students to digitally let their teacher know that they want to ask a question. The teacher will see…

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