Close to Half of Us Are Stressed At Work, but Training Can Help

It will likely not come as a surprise that nearly half of professionals report experiencing high levels of workplace stress. From the demand be available […]

Kahoot! Acquires DragonBox for $18 Million

Last week, Norwegian-based edtech company Kahoot! announced that it had acquired DragonBox, another Norwegian-based edtech company, for $18 million. The acquisition will help Kahoot grow […]

Strada/Lumina Joint Report Reveals Professional Certifications Are Improving Job Prospects, but Gender Gaps Remain

Bootcamps, microdegrees, competency-based training, certifications, and credentialing programs have grown a good deal in recent years. While some—including many current learners—believe and hope that they […]

What the Echo Dot Kids Is Really Teaching Us

As privacy continues to become a growing concern for Americans, it is not entirely surprising that Amazon’s voice-activated devices are coming under increased scrutiny. Last […]

Pluralsight Acquires GitPrime

On May 3rd, Pluralsight announced plans to acquire GitPrime–a leading developer productivity platform. The acquisition involved $170 million in cash from Pluralsight. It will help […]

Examity Receives $90 Million to Support Testing Security

Last week, Examity announced that it has raised $90 million from Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm. Examity will use the money to […]

Pearson Will Open Four New Connections Academy Virtual Charter Schools for the 2019 Fall Semester

On May 7th, Pearson announced that Connections Academy will open four new virtual charter schools for the 2019-20 school year. The four new virtual charter […]

Everything You Need to Know About Internshala’s Web-Dev Battle

Time is running out to sign up for Internshala’s Web-Dev Battle 2019. May 5 is the last day to join this year’s battle, which will […]

Cengage and McGraw-Hill Enter into All-Stock Merger Agreement

On May 1st, McGraw-Hill Education and Cengage, two of the world’s largest educational publishers and learning sciences companies, announced plans to merge. The two companies […]

Udacity and Facebook Partner to Launch Secure and Private AI Scholarship

On May 1, Udacity announced their newest offering to expand students’ deep learning and AI skills: the Secure and Private AI Challenge Scholarship from Facebook. […]

China’s Edtech Sector Continues to Expand

Last June, Chinese edtech company, VIPKid made headlines when it raised $500 million in funding. While 2019 hasn’t seen any deals on this scale so […]

Microsoft Announces Strategic Partnership With Purdue Global

Microsoft Corp. recently announced new partnerships with several global leaders in higher education. Their goal is simple and timely. To address the 21st-century labor gap, […]

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