Sololearn raises $24M for mobile-first coding education platform

Venture Beast

Armenia-based Sololearn has raised $24 million in a second round of funding for its mobile-first coding education and community platform. Read More.

Microverse wants to educate overlooked coding talent from developing regions

Venture Beast

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4 Ways Blockchain Will Transform Higher Education

CEB IT

New ways to apply blockchain technology in the higher education sector are emerging all the time. The most promising use case for blockchain in higher education is to transform the “record keeping” of degrees, certificates and diplomas. The Gartner 2019 CIO Survey revealed that 2% of higher education respondents have already deployed blockchain. Terri-Lynn Thayer , Vice President, Gartner, says higher education CIOs should remain curious about blockchain’s potential.

Please Spread The Word: Cybersecurity Scholarships From (ISC)² and the Center for Cyber Safety and Education

CTOvision

The following info comes via friends at isc2.org, please share this with any you believe eligible: Each year, (ISC)² and the Center for Cyber Safety and Education partner together to offer scholarships to students around the world. CTO Cyber Security News Training and Education

How Can We Stop Under Utilizing a Key User Experience Champion?

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

With quality assurance/control already embedded in our development process, what if we expand that role to champion usability and customer delight? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant as he discusses how we can educate and equip our QA/QC process to forge champions of customer experience.

Prezi introduces dynamic video teaching tools as education moves online

Venture Beast

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4 Ways Consumer Education Affects E-Commerce

CTOvision

Because of these factors that contribute to today’s businesses, it’s important that the e-commerce industry invests in their consumer’s education. Furthermore, in order to develop and gain consumers trust and loyalty, companies need to constantly educate their users about their products and services. Below are four ways consumer education can help e-commerce grow. That’s why many corporations spend millions and millions of dollars in educational advertisements.

Osmo Live helps educators teach young kids remotely

Venture Beast

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4 Informative LinkedIn Groups for Higher Education

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 4 Informative LinkedIn Groups for Higher Education - Information Technology Blog. LinkedIn holds some golden groups for higher education where only the professionals lead. Higher Education Management. Leaders in Higher Education.

How Education Technology Will Revolutionize Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

The school, in turn, cannot turn its back on this new reality, but must incorporate educational technology into pedagogical practices. For this, educators need to seek information and knowledge. Some educators may think that the rise of technological tools is replacing professionals.

How CRM Supports Higher Education

IT Toolbox

Outline of the benefits that CRM delivers to the higher education set-up

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Unity will groom 80,000 game developers with education initiative

Venture Beast

Unity hopes to groom 80,000 people for game jobs over three years with an education initiative aimed at helping people learn how to program. Read More. Business Games Mobile PC Gaming category-/Science DeanBeat News Jessica Lindl Unity Unity Technologies

AdmitHub raises $14 million for AI-powered education-focused chatbots

Venture Beast

AdmitHub, a startup developing a chatbot platform for higher education, has raised $14 million in venture funding. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Mobile VB Home Page Admithub ai artificial intelligence chatbot funding daily machine learning student university

3 Reasons Why Education Is The Key To Your Success

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 3 Reasons Why Education Is The Key To Your Success - Information Technology Blog. Education may not seem as though it is that important at the beginning of our school lives. When you have education behind you, you will have more choices in life.

Google rebrands G Suite for Education to Google Workspace for Education

The Verge

Google is announcing a swath of new features for its education-focused products today, including that G Suite for Education is being rebranded to Google Workspace for Education. Google is also announcing data storage policy changes for its education customers.

Government announces technical education overhaul

Computer Weekly

Skills minister Nick Boles has announced an overhaul of the delivery of technical education in the UK, including introducing new courses and a focus on creating skilled workers

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

Zynga creates $25 million fund for promoting diversity education and charities

Venture Beast

Frank Gibeau, CEO of Zynga, said the company is creating a $25 million to donate money or invest in diversity-related educational and charitable causes.

How Technology Has Transformed Education in the 21st Century

CTOvision

The impact of technology on education since the advent of the World Wide Web has grown tremendously. CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things Mobile News Training and EducationAlmost every aspect of life has been influenced by technology in the last decade. Technology has created a new method of learning in graduate schools and colleges through online programs and research. The number of students under the […].

MediaTek wants to help education-focused tablet makers beat the iPad

Venture Beast

Once quiet about providing chips to well-known brands, MediaTek wants people to know its chips are powering affordable educational devices. Read More.

AI Applications In Education

CTOvision

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Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning

Across all sectors, companies are learning that they can transform their businesses by embracing Intelligent Process Automation, or IPA. With the pairing of AI and RPA, IPA adds a new layer of intelligent decision-making processes to automated RPA tasks. By automating repetitive work, and adding the ability to automate intelligent decision making, intelligent automation frees up your most valuable resources – your employees – to spend more time on higher value and more strategic work. But in order to reap the rewards of Intelligent Process Automation, organizations must first educate themselves and prepare for the adoption of IPA. In our ebook, Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning.

Creativity & Education

Future of CIO

Can creativity be taught, how can today’s education system produce more creative leaders and professional? Are modern educators both the artist and engineer of crafting talent? Education can instill certain knowledge or thinking techniques, but creativity can not be taught completely. In the traditional education setting, creativity is neither encouraged nor evaluated cohesively. To put simply, the educators need to be creative enough to encourage creativity.

Vertical Market Collaboration Scenarios - Education

IT Toolbox

My last post looked at the healthcare vertical, and now the focus shifts to education. Before getting to that, some context needs to be added. The earlier posts have looked at the broader challenge of defining collaboration, and then understanding what that means for your organization

Education key to reducing systems attacks, says university security manager

Computer Weekly

Central Lancashire University’s IT networks and security manager says educating users is key to avoiding cyber security flaws

K-12 Education in the Post-COVID Era

Kitaboo on EdTech

Institutions need to start thinking about the impact of this pandemic and the resulting disruption on K-12 education globally. Educators across the country are reacting in real-time to the new situation. Educators can also opt for a blended learning model empowered by technology.

Simplifying Education with Technology

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Simplifying Education with Technology - Information Technology Blog. Nevertheless, there are many ways new technologies are simplifying our education. There is software that allows educators to tap into the activities of their students. New technologies are simplifying our education by enhancing group interactions among students. The post Simplifying Education with Technology appeared first on Information Technology Blog.

Interview: Equality starts with education, says Salesforce.org exec

Computer Weekly

Everyone needs access to education to create a level playing field for entering the technology industry, but the curriculum needs to change, says Salesforce’s Charlotte Finn

How to help slash your community's digital divide in education

Mashable VR

The digital divide in education — a term that refers to the gap between students who do and don't have easy and reliable access to the internet and technology — looks different depending on who it affects. Education Social Good Internet Access Activism

5 Ways To Fund College Education

TechnoBezz

Do not let the cost of college deter you from becoming educated. Funding for a college education can come from different sources such as scholarship, work and study, student loan and savings. It can be quite expensive do not let this hinder you from being educated.

The Impact of IT on Education: 5 Great Elearning Platforms

IT Toolbox

Businesses have flourished due to lower expenses for numerous in-house processes, people have started communicating more easily, but education has also greatly changed

Big Oil Fed State Educators Stats Used to Push Back on Biden’s Climate Goals

GizModo VR

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10 steps to educate your company on AI fairness

Venture Beast

Practical interventions to ensure AI fairness include creating an AI fairness charter and implementing training and testing. Read More. AI VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial/Business Operations ethical AI

Learning and Education

Future of CIO

Education is an amazing thing. Quality education should promote all positive perspectives of humanity such as the wonder of the unknown, freedom to imagine, confidence to create, empathy to understand, creativity to imagine, discipline to commit, skills to innovate, judgment in action, etc. The purpose of education is to both satisfy those learning minds and inspire more minds to learn. Education Learning

UK education system exacerbates cyber skills gap

Computer Weekly

Security industry needs to get involved to raise awareness of cyber security career opportunities, say commentators

Zynga and Will.i.am will help raise $5 million for education

Venture Beast

Zynga has partnered with Black Eyed Peas star Will.i.am and his I.am Angel Foundation to help raise $5 million in donations. Read More. Games Mobile Black Eyed Peas category-/Online Communities/Social Networks DeanBeat News i.am Angel Foundatio Mobile gaming Will.i.am Zynga

GeekWire Awards 2021: Meet the remarkable STEM educators who are inspiring next-gen geeks

GeekWire

STEM Educators of the Year for 2021, from left to right: Lauren Bricker, Cathi Rodgveller, and Kim Williams. This inaugural cohort is an impressive collection of educators who are inspiring young minds to achieve more in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math.

Automating and Educating Business Processes with RPA, AI and ML

Information Week

How are these technologies connected, what are the implementation challenges, and how are companies using them

3 Benefits of an Online Education

IT Toolbox

In recent years, online education has become increasingly popular. It is the educational delivery option that allows people to take classes on their computers via the Internet, and there are quite a few reasons why it has become so common. The following are three great reasons why pursuing online education is an excellent choice

With 25 years at Microsoft, Mike Tholfsen is old school — and a champion of education accessibility

GeekWire

Mike Tholfsen at a global Educator Exchange event in Budapest, Hungary, where Microsoft brings in more than 400 Microsoft in Education experts from over around the world. Tholfsen, our latest Geek of the Week, is a principal group product manager on the Microsoft Education team.

Meet the 15-year-old activist fighting for better climate education

Mashable VR

More about Social Good , Education , Social Good , Social Good , and Climate Environment. Social Good Education Climate EnvironmentIn 2018, the state of California was on fire.

Seattle Public Schools extends remote education to January

GeekWire

Seattle Public Schools will continue remote education through the first semester until Jan. It also consulted with the Seattle Education Association, Seattle Council PTSA, and the Principals’ Association of Seattle Schools. Tech Education remote learning