PR Newswire | July 20, 2020
The global education technology market size is anticipated to reach USD 285.2 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 18.1% from 2020 to 2027, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Technology has revolutionized the process of learning. From Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to virtual classrooms, the education technology (EdTech) sector has emerged rapidly, leading to an influx of massive investments worldwide. Countries across the globe are realizing the potential of integrating technology to enhance student learning, enabling education leaders to undertake range of initiatives in integrating EdTech into their education systems, schools, and classrooms.Developed economies, including U.S., U.K., and Germany, are at the forefront of developing and introducing innovative education technology offerings, supporting education administration, student and community engagement, and reducing teacher workload. On the other hand, emerging economies, such as India, are focusing on utilizing such technologies to provide access to educate their population. As a result, EdTech is anticipated to foresee substantial growth in such economies to educate the rapidly growing population rather than building a well-developed institute.
prnewswire | November 03, 2020
Ambow Education Holding Ltd, a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China, has entered a strategic partnership with Cisco, the worldwide leader in technology that powers the Internet, to cooperatively launch international career education, training and certification services, all online.With this partnership, Ambow and Cisco will provide high-quality online courses as well as authoritative certification of IT and the Internet, for college students and industry professionals around the world. Through methods such as academic credit exchange, the partnership will establish a comprehensive and seamless way for trainees to further study, receive job placement support and obtain international development opportunities. Finally, the two companies will cooperate on designing vocational education curriculums, building "smart classrooms" and strengthening innovation and entrepreneurship.
Math Fix | June 10, 2020
Living through the COVID-19 pandemic requires some serious math literacy. There’s a daily dose of statistics on the number of new cases, and constant talk of “flattening the curve” of infections. But the education system has done a terrible job preparing us to live in a world where such number crunching is more important than ever, according to Conrad Wolfram, co-founder of Wolfram Research Europe. He has a new book out this week called “The Math Fix: An Education Blueprint for the AI Age.” In it, he proposes a new way for schools and colleges to rethink everything in math education—about what even needs to be taught and why. It may not seem like the best time to quibble about curriculum, with so much of education disrupted with the sudden shift to remote teaching. But he argues that this is exactly the right moment for fixing math. After all, the pandemic is forcing some serious reflections about what’s really essential teaching in schools and colleges. And people are taking a fresh look at the question of whether everyone is getting education fairly.