Interesting News in Education – November 2020

 

Interesting News in Education
November 2020

Please note that we have been providing a series of weekly mini-interviews conducted with EdTech Founders and Senior Executives to gain insights into how they have had to adjust their strategies and even their managerial practices during the current pandemic, and what they expect to see going forward. Warm regards, Robin Warner

Read mini-interviews at links below (with many more to follow!)

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AMAZON

Amazon Launches Innovative “Right Now Needs Fund” to Help Remove Barriers to Learning for …
Communities In Schools NOVA will distribute Amazon’s donation through its … “At Amazon, we are always looking for innovative solutions to tough … Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, …
Business Wire

Amazon donates $100,000 for diversity and robotics programming at UMd.
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is again putting more money toward computer science education in Greater Washington, this time with a $100,000 …
Washington Business Journal

Amazon Says 30,000 Employees Have Used ‘Upskilling’ Program
Amazon on Tuesday said 30,000 of its employees have participated in the company’s Career Choice program, which pays 95 percent of the tuition and fees for skills training for a credential …
Inside HigherEd

BLACKBOARD

Blackboard Releases New K-12 Classroom-to-Home Communications Solution
Blackboard Inc. today announced the launch of Blackboard Reach, a classroom-to-home, two-way communications tool that allows K-12 teachers and parents or guardians to securely …
PR Newswire

BLUE HAT

Blue Hat to deliver Augmented Reality immersive classes to 320 preschools in Guangzhou over …
… commented: “This agreement allows us to further strengthen our market presence in the education sector, which along with augmented reality toys …
Auganix

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