A candidate can also pursue two digital degrees simulteniously. The move also means, an eligible candidate can do a master's and a bachelor's degree together too.
This move comes amid murmurs among various stakeholders in the startup ecosystem on whether the euphoria is now slowing down in the country after an exuberant 2021, with deals taking longer to close and some late-stage deals coming under pressure from the funding slowdown.
The financing round valued the Noida-based startup at close to $600 million, more than double its previous valuation when it had raised $65 million Series C funding in June 2021
A product mix of skills and online certification will be the major driver of growth in next three years instead of K-12 sector, the company said. Target is to train 1 million students and professionals in three years.
Eruditus, which ties up with top universities such as Columbia, INSEAD and others to provide executive education and MBAs, plans to make acquisitions worth a billion dollars in the next year or so
Filo helps students connect to tutors for one-on-one live video sessions to clear concepts, solve problems, and prepare for examinations.
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The decision to continue online education in schools for classes 1 to 9 was taken by Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in a meeting of the core committee held in Gandhinagar, an official release said.
The union education ministry is working to regulate the growing edtech sector to curb monopoly and unfair practices.
This development comes amid growing concerns of misselling and alleged unfair practices by edtech firms in India and the likelihood of the government cracking down on the sector.
Schools in India, which have over 260 million students, have been shut since March 2020. A recent study by Azim Premji Foundation, based on an assessment of a sample of 16,607 children, showed that a majority of children have forgotten foundational abilities in mathematics and over 92 percent have forgotten foundational abilities in language, which they knew in March 2020. Online schooling is not only ineffective in most cases but also inaccessible to a majority of the population. As children now stare at the second straight year of online learning, is it finally time to reopen up schools? What kind of precautions will be needed? Will a hybrid model work? These are some of the questions we will be discussing with an ace panel comprising Prasanth Nair, IAS officer, Dr Zirak Marker, Senior Psychiatrist, Mpower, Mansoor Ali Khan, Board Member, Delhi Public School, and Sumeet Mehta, Co-Founder and CEO, LEAD.
Studying online can be stressful for children, teachers and parents. Some say there’s no alternative during a pandemic, while others insist that all will be well.
Prior to Khan Academy, Musk Foundation donated $480,000 in grants for water filtration in Flint, Michigan, and $424,000 to supply laptop computers to Flint middle-schools.
If there’s one sector that continues to see extraordinary growth during these unprecedented times, it is education. Adding on to the list of phenomenal edtech fundraises this year Unacademy has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Tiger Global Management and Dragoneer Investment Group.
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Unacademy has seen a particular spurt in revenue and growth in the past year after it started monetising Unacademy Plus.
Particularly in India, education has been a segment steeped in a traditional brick-and-mortar delivery mechanism. The industry is different from food tech or fintech, but the big similarity is in its potential for returns
Snapask founder Timothy Yu hopes to revamp the education system completely someday, wherein students will be empowered vis-a-vis what they want to learn and how they want to learn it.
According to a report by Google and KPMG, the paid user base is also forecast to grow 6X from 1.6 million users in 2016 to 9.6 million users in 2021
This fund has th an aim to get to Rs 400 Crore in the next 3-4 years. He said that he will raise the rest from other like-minded individuals and corporates committed to build this eco system of tomorrow as well as from corporate social responsibility funding.
MLSL has unveiled â€œPractice Plusâ€ â€“ breakthrough school learning solution by NIIT Nguru that helps students achieve higher levels of Learning & Mastery of concepts through practice & assessment. It is a 360-degree online solution with features like student-practice engine, assessment conï¬gurator and detailed analytics that enables students identify and focus on improvement areas.
Online education start-up BYJU's has raised USD 50 million (about USD 332.3 crore) from a clutch of investors, led by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and Sequoia Capital.
Online education system is increasingly taking over the traditional methods of teaching. Technology has become more advanced and a increasing ...