$5 billion for the Global Partnership for Education will help secure our future

Even before COVID-19 hit, the world was experiencing a global learning crisis: 90% of children in low-income countries could not read and understand a simple sentence by their 10th birthday. In Nigeria, three-quarters of primary teachers could not pass a fourth grade test.

The onset of COVID-19 is exacerbating this: at its peak, the pandemic pushed 1.6 billion children out of school. 8 out of 10 children surveyed in 46 countries reported that they have learnt very little or not at all since COVID-19 began. This lost potential is catastrophic, not just for individuals, but for future economies and generations. The cost of lost potential from lack of learning is equivalent to US$129 billion per year or 10% of global spending on education.

To avoid turning the global learning crisis into a catastrophe, investment in education is necessary. But COVID-19 is threatening a deprioritization of education in budgets, and the

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Global Smart Education and Learning Market, 2020-2027: COVID-19 Contributes to the $675+ Billion Market Potential

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Smart Education and Learning Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Age, by Component (Hardware, Software, Service), by Learning Mode, by End User, by Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2020 – 2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global smart education and learning market size is expected to reach USD 680.1 billion by 2027

The market is anticipated to witness a CAGR of 17.9% from 2020 to 2027. Demand for smart education and learning solutions is increasing among the growing population in corporate and academic sectors, owing to benefits such as improved education quality and easy access to educational content. Increasing adoption of consumer electronics, such as smartphones, e-readers, laptops, and e-learning applications, has altered conventional education methodology and has enhanced the efficiency of an individual to learn. Additionally, there are enormous opportunities for advancements in the market, owing to

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Sony Global Education and NetDragon’s Subsidiary, Huayu Education Jointly Launch “Smart …

HONG KONG, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (“NetDragon” or “the Company”, Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a global leader in building internet communities, is pleased to announce that NetDragon Huayu Education, the education subsidiary of NetDragon, and Sony Global Education, the education subsidiary of the world-renowned Sony Group, jointly announced the launch of “Smart Education Platform” (the “Platform”) in the Digital Silk Road Sub-forum of the third China Digital Summit held on 13 October 2020. The Platform will first launch in certain key prefectures in the Kanto region of Japan, in October 2020, to provide education information management and education big data services to domestic education institutions.

This is the first landing project following the signing of the “Cooperation Agreement on Japan Smart Education Platform” in September 2019, and it is expected to result in increased interaction and sharing of educational resources between China and

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Global EdTech and Smart Classroom Market (2020 to 2025) – Increasing Spending on the Education Sector Presents Opportunities

DUBLIN, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “EdTech and Smart Classroom Market by Hardware (Interactive Displays, Interactive Projectors), System (LMS, SIS, TMS), Technology (Gamification, Analytics, Advanced Technology), and Region – Global Forecast to 2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global EdTech and smart classroom market size is expected to grow from USD 85.8billion in 2020 to USD 181.3billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 16.1% during the forecast period.

The major factors driving the growth of the EdTech and smart classroom market include growing adoption of eLearning solutions, impact of COVID-19 pandemic and growing need for online teaching-learning models to continue the education system in lockdown.

Learning management system segment to hold the largest market share during the forecast period

The LMS applications are used for the supervision, certification, tracking, and offering of eLearning applications. These systems primarily track classroom instructions, automate

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Hedge Funds Are Betting On Adtalem Global Education Inc. (ATGE)

We know that hedge funds generate strong, risk-adjusted returns over the long run, which is why imitating the picks that they are collectively bullish on can be a profitable strategy for retail investors. With billions of dollars in assets, professional investors have to conduct complex analyses, spend many resources and use tools that are not always available for the general crowd. This doesn’t mean that they don’t have occasional colossal losses; they do. However, it is still a good idea to keep an eye on hedge fund activity. With this in mind, let’s examine the smart money sentiment towards Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE:ATGE) and determine whether hedge funds skillfully traded this stock.

Is Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE:ATGE) ready to rally soon? The best stock pickers were in an optimistic mood. The number of long hedge fund bets inched up by 10 recently. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE:ATGE) was

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UD a host institution for the Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education; registration free for UD emails : University of Dayton, Ohio

By Mark Gokavi

The Hanley Sustainability Institute and the University of Dayton have joined a select group of schools as host institutions for the Oct. 20-22 Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE).

Organized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), the event’s theme is “Mobilizing for a Just Transition.” The virtual conference seeks to deliver inspiring content, engaging networking opportunities and thought-provoking keynote speakers and presenters.

UD stands alongside Arizona State, Carnegie Mellon, Stanford, Colorado, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Texas, Wisconsin and others as hosts for a conference with a global audience of innovative professionals and students committed to a more sustainable future.

“We’re delighted to serve as a host,” said Ben McCall, HSI’s executive director. “The conference’s theme is resonant with so much activity currently going on at UD, including campus sustainability improvements, curricular innovations, faculty scholarship, community engagement, and our anti-racism action plan.”

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OP Jindal Global University celebrates life & legacy of late Pritam Singh

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New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in collaboration with the Education Promotion Society of India (EPSI), NHRD network, Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) and Manav Rachna Vidyanatariksha organised a leadership colloquium in memory of Padma Shri awardee, late Pritam Singh, former Director of IIM, Lucknow and MDI, Gurgaon.

Remembering the life and legacy of Singh, JGU’s Founding Vice-Chancellor, C. Raj Kumar, said, “Pritam Singh was not only an erudite academician, but also a great leader and institutional builder. Over the past several years, he has guided the efforts and initiatives of several universities and institutions to achieve academic excellence. His demise has been a huge loss to our nation and to the higher education landscape of India.”

In relation to the Leadership Colloquium, Professor Kumar said, “Dr. Pritam Singh’s life is a celebration of social impact created, particularly through education. He

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Education Edition announces Global Build Championship





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Minecraft: Education Edition teaches about teamwork, creative thinking, and so much more.

What you need to know

  • Minecraft: Education Edition adds new tools and education-focused features on top of Minecraft: Bedrock Edition.
  • It’s a powerful tool for educators and children, and announced its Global Build Championship at Minecraft Live.
  • Students would work together in teams of one to three to build sustainable environments for humans and animals to co-exist, and can be registered by their educators to win the Championship.
  • Minecraft: Education Edition is also planning a new lesson category focusing on the exploration of racial equity, history, and social justice movements.

Minecraft Live will be chock full of news about the entirety of the Minecraft universe, including Minecraft Dungeons, but an area that has been increasingly important for Mojang Studios is Minecraft’s place in education. Minecraft: Education Edition has proven itself to be a

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SIUE and SIUC to co-host annual Global Fusion Conference

EDWARDSVILLE — Southern Illinois University Edwardsville together with SIU Carbondale will host the 20th Annual Global Fusion Conference Friday-Sunday Oct. 9-11 in what will be the event’s first-ever virtual gathering.

The goal of the conference is to promote academic excellence in global media and international communication studies. It is sponsored by a consortium of universities, including SIUE, SIUC, the University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, Ohio University and Temple University.

Under the theme “(In)visibility in global communication: Connections and Inequities,” the plenary panel brings together a rising filmmaker and two media scholars to discuss the Black Lives Matter and global anti-racist movement from Ferguson, Mo., to Cape Town, South Africa. Because it is virtual, there will be presenters from the Philippines, Myanmar, India and Europe.

According to Musonda Kapatamoyo, PhD, chair and professor in the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Mass Communications, the virtual conference

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Canvas conducts global research on the state of higher education COVID-19

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Canvas, the largest learning management system provider in the US released a global research report on “The State of Student Success and Engagement in Higher Education.”

Key findings include that nearly 70% of college students feel they are falling behind on their studies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, the socioeconomic disparities among students have been significantly heightened during the pandemic and threaten student engagement and success.

The new report was issued by Instructure, the makers of Canvas, based on a survey it commissioned from Hanover Research. Among key findings, the research shows that college and university students increasingly define their success as students based on their preparation for the workforce. In light

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