Blended Learning

NetSupport Launches classroom.cloud

Peterborough (UK), September 2020 - NetSupport has launched a classroom management and teaching platform to help educators blend school and home learning experiences, enabling teachers and learners to move between in-class and remote schooling.

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Digital Transformation

Digital Training for Teachers in Puerto Rico

Baltimore, MD (USA), September 2020 - Forward Learning, an educational services company based in Puerto Rico, is working with eThink Education to launch a new professional development platform to train educators across Puerto Rico in digital teaching and learning. Forward Learning has been brought on by the Puerto Rico Department of Education to assist in a digital transformation initiative to make Puerto Rico's education system more adaptable to current and future disruptions to traditional learning.

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Moodle Workplace Platform

TechTrep Partners with eThink Education

Baltimore, MD (USA), August 2020 - TechTrep worked with eThink Education, Certified Premium Moodle Partner and 2019 Moodle North America Partner of the Year, to build a customized, multitenant Moodle Workplace platform to house their comprehensive catalogue of STEM courses. The innovative result provides comprehensive, affordable, and sustainable STEM, CTE, and entrepreneurship programs for kids in school districts, charter schools, private schools, homeschools, or any organization that serves children like Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCAs, public libraries, etc. 

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Math and Science

Kids at Home Benefit From Free Digital Online Learning

Ardmore, PA (USA) / Hilversum (NL), April 2020 - The e-Learning for Kids Foundation, a non-profit organization launched in the USA in 2004 and in the Netherlands in 2007, provides free, highly engaging and game-based quality curriculums to children ages 5-12 around the world.

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Fuse School

Free Bite-Size GCSE Content to Help Support Remote Learners

London (UK), March 2020 - Fuse Universal funds its charity Fuse School. It has an ambitious mission: to bring free education to children all over the world. Fuse Universal is offering it as a resource to all, and this isn’t just a goal: FuseSchool is a reality, available right now to everyone.

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Learn STEM

Online Course on Innovative School Education

Herleen (NL), March 2020 - The online course "Learn STEM: Innovative pedagogy for STEM education" is available now. The European initiative "Learn STEM" invites all school teachers, headmasters, and researchers to join and register for free. During a period of four weeks, all participants can explore and discuss how to improve school education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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BIBB Journal

Transversal Key Competences in School-Based VET in Austria

Bonn (GER), October 2019 – EU strategy papers on vocational education and training stress the importance of acquiring key competences in vocational education and training (VET). At the same time, the papers emphasise that there is still a considerable need for action in this area in order to establish these competences in the education system and make them visible.

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ICT in Education

UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize

Paris (F), September 2019 - The UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the use of ICT in education is now accepting candidatures. The theme of the 2019 edition is the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to innovate education, teaching, and learning. The deadline for nominations is 31 October 2019.

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STEM Education

Learn STEM Launches Online Surveys for School Teachers

Harleen (NL), March 2019 - Three online surveys have been launched on better school education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Learn STEM invites all school teachers, headmasters, and pupils to share their own opinions and needs. The three online surveys are available now.

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EQUS

To Prevent Spreadsheet Mistakes and Misinterpretations

Sheffield (UK), February 2019 - While the use - and significance - of spreadsheets is growing, mistakes over their construction and interpretation are proving costly to industry on an almost daily basis. According to a recent report from Salesforce, customer relationship management (CRM) specialists, some 88% of spreadsheets contain errors. These are costing organisations billions of dollars due to miscalculations and misinterpretations of data.

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New Program

Startups to Become EdTech Market Leaders

Lake Mary, FL (USA), September 2018 - IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global/IMS), a world-leading non-profit collaborative advancing edtech interoperability, innovation, and learning impact, has announced a new partnership with New Markets Venture Partners to help startup organizations participate in the largest edtech innovation ecosystem. Through this partnership, IMS is extending special membership terms to New Markets Venture Partners' portfolio of early and growth-stage startups as a low barrier entry into the world's largest and most effective member collaborative.

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Charity's Mission

ELearning Capsule in Kenya

London (UK), June 2018 - Learn Appeal, an eLearning charity, has announced the pilot of its revolutionary offline eLearning initiative in rural Kenya. The launch of the Learn Appeal Capsule in Nyamira, Kenya last month underscores the charity's mission to build skills and empower disconnected local communities that either do not have access to the internet or lack the required purchasing power – common challenges in Kenya and around the world.  

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Unique Challenges

Digital Learning Strategies for Rural America

Castle Rock, CO (USA), April 2018 - A new FBOL report profiles policies and programs in fifteen states and offers insight into what's working. A quarter of all U.S. primary and secondary students live and are educated in rural areas of the country. Remote districts can face challenges to the delivery and receipt of a world-class education, but new research from the Foundation for Blended and Online Learning (FBOL) and the Evergreen Education Group highlights how digital learning programs are addressing these obstacles.

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