Skills Training to Children

5app Announces New Partnership with DEfactoED

London (UK), June 2024 - 5app is thrilled to announce its partnership with digital education provider DEfactoED. DEfactoED specialises in delivering 21st century skills training to children and teenagers - primarily in India and the rest of Asia. When DEfactoED first started focusing on schools in India, very few organisations were looking to equip young Indian people with vital skills and knowledge, such as AI, cybersecurity, Net Zero, and digital literacy.

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Strategic Partnership

Reducing Teacher Workload with AI

Raleigh, NC (USA), March 2024 - Open LMS, a leading global provider of open source learning management systems, is thrilled to announce its partnership with TeacherMatic, the AI platform designed by educators for educators. This collaboration combines Open LMS's expertise in open source LMS platforms with TeacherMatic's cutting-edge educational technologies to offer unparalleled learning experiences.

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1EdTech® Foundation

Learn and Work Ecosystem Library Announces New Collaboration

Indianapolis, IN (USA), August 2023 - The Learn and Work Ecosystem Library is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the 1EdTech® Foundation and its affiliated partner, the 1EdTech® Consortium. The Library will provide information resources to 1EdTech's nearly 900 members, including school districts, colleges and universities, employers, government, tech vendors, and others.

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Video Games

EdisonLearning Adds Game Learning to Its Blended Learning Content

Fort Lauderdale, FLA (USA), February 2023 - EdisonLearning, a longtime innovator in public education and leading provider of digital learning solutions for students in grades K -12, is bringing online learning to life with the addition of an interactive games curriculum to its comprehensive online and blended learning content.

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Literacy Skills

Lexia Aspire Professional Learning - Reading to Learn

Gateshead (UK), January 2023 - While literacy is a cornerstone of success across all subjects, many upper elementary and middle school students lack the literacy skills they need to learn effectively. In fact, the most recent 2022 NAEP results indicate that 69% of students aren't reading at a proficient level in grade 8, and 67% of students are below proficiency in reading levels in grade 4. To help educators accelerate literacy skills in all learning among students in grades 4-8, Lexia, a Cambium Learning Group company, has introduced Lexia Aspire™ Professional Learning.

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ICDE

Call for Support for Ukraine’s Optima School

Oslo (NO), March 2022 - International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) member Optima School is the first and the largest distance learning school in Ukraine (K12). In coordination with Ukrainian educational authorities, Optima is providing the educational package "With optimism in the heart" to every Ukrainian family free of charge to support continuity in education.  

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Six Months of Progress

Capita's New Education and Learning Business

London (UK), February 2022 - Capita's Education and Learning business, part of the Capita Public Service division, has delivered six months of strong progress since launching in August 2021. The creation of the new Education and Learning business saw the merger of the successful Capita Learning business with Capita's wide range of education contracts.

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Immersive Learning

Expanded Immersive Soft Skills Learning Content Library

Los Angeles, CA (USA), May 2021 - Talespin Reality Labs, Inc., a spatial computing company focused on workforce knowledge transfer and skills insights, has announced the expansion of its off-the-shelf learning content library and the addition of desktop content streaming support for its platform. In this update, Talespin adds new "Recognizing Bias" and "Practicing Self-Awareness" content titles to its library of immersive soft skills learning content.

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Social Emotional Wellness

7 Mindsets Publishes New White Paper

Roswell, GA (USA), April 2021 - Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, social emotional learning (SEL) has been vital to supporting students' wellbeing and fostering their success in school. In a new white paper, 7 Mindsets reveals how K-12 districts can help teachers create an even greater impact on the social emotional wellness of their students and school culture by addressing their own social emotional health first. The paper, "Investing in Educators' Social Emotional Wellness Fosters Student Success and Improves School Culture," is available for free to educators at the website.

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Learning Partnership

Catholic Independent Schools Consortium Renews Partnership

Boston, MA (USA), April 2021 - Even without the current need for remote learning, quality online education options can expand the curriculum available to students and prepare them for the postsecondary world. For these reasons the Catholic Independent Schools consortium has extended its partnership with VHS Learning for the nineteenth consecutive year. The consortium has renewed its VHS Learning membership with 213 semester-length virtual enrollments for the 2020-21 academic year. Their students are enrolled in 97 VHS Learning courses.

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The Manton Foundation

VHS Learning Receives $1.4 Million Grant

Boston, MA (USA), February 2021 - VHS Learning has received a $1.4 million, three-year grant from The Manton Foundation. The funds will enable the nonprofit to better serve students and schools by updating its infrastructure, website, and course offerings. VHS Learning will also use the grant to provide supplemental curriculum and instruction services to schools in rural and high-needs areas.

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One Billion Voices

The Global Campaign for Education (GCE)

Johannesburg (ZAF), February 2021 - The One Billion Voices Campaign, led by the Global Campaign for Education (GCE), was launched virtually on 25 January 2021. The launch featured a keynote address by GCE President Refat Sabbah; screening of the One Billion Voices Campaign film; regional panel discussions on the impact of COVID-19 on education; and regional plans to finance education.

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