Springboard | January 27, 2023
On January 26, 2023, Springboard, an online learning platform that prepares students for in-demand careers, announced a partnership with Gonzaga University, a Jesuit liberal arts institute in Spokane (Washington), to provide students and prospective students with two bootcamps, namely Cybersecurity and Software Engineering.
Employment for information security analysts and software developers is anticipated to increase over the next ten years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Sanam Raza, Vice President and General Manager of University Partnerships at Springboard, shared, "We want to do all that we can to provide the knowledge and support to meet the surge in demand for talent in these fields," She added, "We look forward to working alongside Gonzaga to help close this skills gap in the tech workforce and share in their commitment to expanding what a 21st century educational institution can do."
(Source – Business Wire)
This is Springboard's first university collaboration in 2023 and its tenth collaboration overall. With a proven track record of success, Springboard has emerged as a leading partner for universities looking to broaden their offerings to students through asynchronous e-learning. Springboard's exceptional, cohort-based, human-guided programs combine one-on-one mentoring with live and instructor-led lessons.
Springboard's curriculum is developed by experts in the field, and students receive hands-on assistance from industry professionals as well as career coaching on how to build a network and land a job. Individuals who take the courses will gain real-world experience and create unique work portfolios.
The 360-hour Cybersecurity bootcamp will cover industry fundamentals, vulnerability assessment, systems and network security, security operations, and a capstone project to demonstrate specialized skills.
The Software Engineering Bootcamp covers front-end and back-end web development, databases, data structures, and algorithms, with two capstone projects included.
Students in similar programs at Springboard have received job offers from companies such as Amazon, Salesforce, Google, Microsoft, and others in Fortune 100. The programs will be available to the public, and prospective students can enroll without prior industry or academic experience. Students who complete the program will be awarded an official Gonzaga University certificate.
Founded in 2013, California-based Springboard is an online learning platform that trains students for the most in-demand careers in the technology industry. More than 20,000 students in over 100 countries have used the company's systematic, mentor-led online learning programs to advance their careers. Employers such as Microsoft, Google, Meta, LinkedIn, Deloitte, Intel, IBM, and Salesforce have hired graduates from its programs. Springboard was recently included on the 2023 GSV EdTech 150 list, ranking the world's 150 most transformative digital learning growth companies.
EdisonLearning | February 17, 2023
EdisonLearning, a provider of digital learning solutions for K-12 grade students, has recently announced its partnership with Game Learning, to bring online learning to life. Through this partnership, it is adding an interactive educational gaming curriculum to its online, blended learning content.
It will be providing educational video games to PK-8 students and schools for subjects like Math, History, Science and English. These games are compatible with individual learning preferences and capabilities of students like auditory, visual and kinesthetics. The strategy of playing these games includes life simulation, turn-based, role-playing, and real-time.
The variety of styles and different approaches to gaming will provide opportunities to engage, entertain and learn. This curriculum is accessible on tablets or desktops without the requirement of a high-speed connection. They are designed in a way that they can be used at home, in the classroom, during after-school programs and in travel.
Founder and CEO of Game Learning Matt Massman said, "Our games use a variety of play styles to maximize online learning engagement. Because our games feel like real games, instead of online textbooks, students engage more deeply while developing a love of learning. This lays the foundation for lifelong learning".
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
President and CEO of EdisonLearning, Mr. Jackson, said, "EdisonLearning has always sought ways to incorporate new instruments of learning to engage and motivate current and future generations of young people." He added, "Game-based learning upgrades a student's capacity to learn new ideas, different concepts, and retain them – and most of all, make learning fun."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, EdisonLearning, an e-learning solutions provider, is connecting schools, educators, educational content, and students for upliftment. It has brought remarkable innovation to the public education system of the United States. It offers services for online middle and high school learning, e-courses, online learning, virtual learning, alternative education, blended learning, drop-out recovery and prevention, school management, and school turnaround. It is a minority-owned education company making online and blended learning courses for middle and high school students, with certification from National Minority Supplier Development Council for bona fide Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).
Cadence Education | February 23, 2023
Cadence Education, an early childhood education provider in North America, has recently announced its acquisition of Suzuki School and Montessori Teacher Education Institute (MTEI) for Montessori education. This acquisition would widen its presence in Southeast America with new campus locations in Buckhead, Northside Drive and Ponce City Market of Atlanta.
MTEI will enhance Cadence Education's offering with essential training for the growth and development of Montessori early childhood educators. Suzuki School is well-known for its Montessori childhood education. Through the acquisition, Cadence Education expands its national reach while providing children with an exceptional education. It has always given prominence to children's natural talent, potential and ability.
MTEI would act as a hub for Cadence Education's Montessori teacher training and certification programs, offering opportunities for early educators to gain knowledge and skills needed for Montessori classroom education. The institute has Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE) accreditation and the American Montessori Society’s affiliation. With such a reputation, it offers quality educational programming with professional faculty members. In addition, for the credential needed to be a qualified Montessori educator, it will conduct teacher training in Infant and Toddler, Early Childhood, and Elementary programs for adult learners for Cadence schools and other early childhood education providers.
CEO of Cadence Education, Leigh-Ellen Louie, said, "We are delighted to announce the acquisition of The Suzuki School and the Montessori Teacher Education Institute of Atlanta, as they both become part of the Cadence Education family." She added, "This acquisition demonstrates our unwavering commitment to high-quality Montessori education, expands our offerings in Atlanta, and reinforces our dedication to diversity and inclusion with a brand that prioritizes culturally responsive teaching practices. We look forward to serving the families in this community and providing a first-class early childhood education experience for their children."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
About Cadence Education
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Cadence Education, an education administration programs provider, serves early childhood education, Montessori schools, elementary schools, private education, childcare, and preschool. It operates more than 265 private preschools and elementary schools across the United States. with about 20 years of experience, its experts prepare students with childhood education for elementary education, on which their successful education depends. With exceptional education, it unburdens the parent's tension regarding their child's education. In addition, its programs cultivate a lifelong attachment to learning in every child, stimulating cognitive, physical, social, and emotional growth.