Advance HE | August 24, 2020
In a turbulent operating environment all providers need high performing governing bodies that are equipped to shape the strategic course of the organisation. Governance effectiveness depends on strong foundations and in this new brochure Advance HE outlines how we support good governance throughout HE by: Advance HE is at the forefront of providing support to boards, individual Governors and staff such as Clerks and Secretaries to improve governance effectiveness and has been for more than 15 years. Our commitment to embedding ‘Equality, Diversity and Inclusion’ (EDI) is inherent to all strands of our governance portfolio.
zovio | April 23, 2022
Zovio (Nasdaq: ZVO), an education technology services company, announced today that two of its textbooks have received Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) awards. The TAA is a national organization dedicated to supporting textbook and academic authors. Each year the organization's annual awards attract publisher and author submissions from all over the United States. Published by Zovio, Organization Development: An Action Research Approach by Laura Bierema received the 2022 Textbook Excellence Award, and Introduction to Employment Law by Gwen Seaquist received the 2022 Most Promising New Textbook Award.
"These awards recognize our commitment to creating and providing quality educational products and services to our university partners and the students they serve, Congratulations to Zovio teammates Laura L. Bierema and Gwen Seaquist, who authored the award-winning books."
-Randy Hendricks, Zovio CEO.
The Forbes School of Business and Technology® at the University of Arizona Global Campus has procured both texts to support student learning in undergraduate business programs. "We are thrilled about the recognition of these texts and congratulate both authors and the Zovio team on this esteemed honor," said UAGC Provost and Senior Vice President Dr. Sarah Steinberg.
As a provider of education technology services, Zovio partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver a suite of innovative solutions and learning experiences that support student achievement and help institutions achieve their missions.
Zovio (Nasdaq: ZVO) is an education technology services company that partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver innovative, personalized solutions to help learners and leaders achieve their aspirations. The Zovio network, including Fullstack Academy and TutorMe, leverages its core strengths to solve priority market needs through education technology services. Using proprietary advanced data analytics, Zovio identifies the most meaningful ways to enhance the learner experience and deliver strong outcomes for higher education institutions, employers, and learners. Zovio's purpose is to help everyone be in a class of their own.
University of Phoenix | December 18, 2021
University of Phoenix has released the 12th edition of the Phoenix Scholar™ academic research journal. Hosted by the College of Doctoral Studies’ Center for Educational and Instructional Technology Research (CEITR), this special edition issue of the periodical titled, “Reshaping Education Through Innovation: The Pandemic Response,” examines the ramifications and opportunities of innovation in education technology driven by response to the Covid-19 pandemic.The issue contributes to the body of knowledge and understanding of pandemic response and adaptation that has emerged over the previous year.
“At the outset of the pandemic, we adapted, developed, and witnessed extraordinary change in the delivery and modalities of technology in education in a matter of weeks. We planned this edition as a narrative, telling the story of those adaptations and innovations, and especially, shedding light on how educational organizations can manage the enduring implications and encounter future disruptions.”
Mansureh Kebritchi, Ph.D., guest editor of this Phoenix Scholar™ edition, and research chair of CEITR at University of Phoenix
The issue includes University of Phoenix leadership reflections on strategies used to manage the pandemic challenges and presents several institutional studies managed by CEITR researchers. It covers a variety of topics including remote work skills, alternative credentials such as digital badging and mini certifications, promoting learners’ grittiness and retention, equity in education, and aligning curricula with employer needs.
The Phoenix Scholar™ journal is the academic research publication of University of Phoenix’s College of Doctoral Studies and serves as the scholarly platform for communicating the results and outcomes of university research endeavors, and their relationship to the broader scope of learning and scholarship.
Three College research centers contribute to the publication findings: Center for Educational and Instructional Technology Research (CEITR), Center for Leadership Studies and Educational Research (CLSER), and Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Research (CWDIR). As longtime leaders in online education, the university utilizes research to develop solutions in the core areas of leadership, workplace diversity and instructional technology to enhance student outcomes, improve communities and to help students, faculty and alumni grow in their career aspirations.
About the College of Doctoral Studies
University of Phoenix’s College of Doctoral Studies focuses on today’s challenging business and organizational needs, from addressing critical social issues to developing solutions to accelerate community building and industry growth. The College’s research program puts students in the center of an effective ecosystem of experts, resources and tools to help prepare them to be a leader in their organization, industry and community. Through this program, students and researchers work with organizations to conduct research that can be applied in the workplace in real time.
About University of Phoenix
University of Phoenix is continually innovating to help working adults enhance their careers in a rapidly changing world. Flexible schedules, relevant courses, interactive learning, and Career Services for Life® help students more effectively pursue career and personal aspirations while balancing their busy lives.
Edufront Foundation | December 28, 2021
The Edufront Foundation announced today the launch of its partnership with Samvid Gurukulam, a school founded by Sadhvi Ritambhara to exemplify an ethos of holistic education in Vatsalya Gram on the outskirts of Vrindavan.
The Edufront Foundation will be helping Samvid adopt a comprehensive technology platform to augment its existing approach to education.
The Ashraya Society (ashraya.co.in) will be funding the Samvid project, which will make use of technology developed by Edufront Technologies.
The Digital Learning Ecosystem of Edufront offers schools the advantages of automating key school management functionalities: an intuitive, easy-to-use and powerful operating system for learning is coupled to a comprehensive educational resource management system.
This helps schools organise all their activities in real time through a common platform while making effectual learning readily available to anyone, anytime, anywhere.
"We at Edufront are excited to move forward with our partnership with Samvid Gurukulam, and see how our technology can further enhance outcomes in a school with a unique and richly developed pedagogical approach."
Shantanu Jha, Founder, Edufront
On this occasion, Aastha Bhardwaj, Principal of Samvid Gurukulam, said: "We are delighted to be working with Edufront, who have given us access to a quality of software and hardware not often seen in the region. Our students and teachers have been immediately excited by access to these tools and the possibilities created by our partnership."
Edufront offers solutions mapped to NCERT curricula for classes K to 12 with an eye to making learning more proactive, collaborative, and personalised. It also has content mapped to 29 state boards and can be adapted to the needs of school systems.
Edufront is engaged in the development and adoption of innovative solutions to augment and democratize school learning worldwide. Its solutions comprehensively address the problems that students and teachers face at the administrative and pedagogical levels, from ERP style administrative augmentation to AI based personalised learning modules.