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Scientists in the US plan to create an artificial intellect that can teach adult students

Scientists in the US plan to create an artificial intellect that can teach adult students

The US National Science Foundation is going to spend $220 million on this project. 

Students from India protest against offline exams

Students from India protest against offline exams

Students at Punjab University, located on the India-Pakistan border, have held a protest rally. 

Walmart offers free higher education to its 1.5 million employees

Walmart offers free higher education to its 1.5 million employees

Walmart has launched a programme to fund education for its US employees.

Staff at Raising Cane's fast food restaurant chain will receive funding for their education

Louisiana-based restaurant chain Raising Cane's has announced their partnership with the University of Louisiana.

New restrictions: what's in store for China's education sector?

China's updated "education" law has banned local companies from providing tutoring services, attracting foreign investment in the edTech sector and listing on stock exchanges.  Analysts predict that the government will soon refuse to register new education companies.

A new study confirms the illegal collection of personal data by proctoring software

Researchers from George Washington University presented a report on student surveillance software during their "remote learning." 


Since its launch in June 2020, online learning platform has shown some great results: apart from the company’s impressive growth rate, it has undergone noticeable qualitative change, while also receiving multiple international awards along the way.   

Lectera Named EdTech Breakthrough Award Winner for “Best Ongoing Education Solution Provider”

June 9, 2021 – Lectera, an international educational platform and an inventor of the Fast Education method, has been awarded Best Ongoing Education Solution Provider of the Year by EdTech Breakthrough. 

UK universities have rejected hundreds of top students due to a shortage of available places

Leading UK universities have been forced to turn away hundreds of talented students due to an excessive flow of applications. The volume of applicants has exceeded all expectations. Consequently, British students, who until recently had hoped to receive a place in one of the top universities, have been left without any opportunity to gain a higher education this year.

China penalises online educational platforms for misleading consumers

On May the 10th, China's market regulator fined the online education platforms Yuanfudao and Zuoyebang 2.5 million yuan, which is about $389,000. The platforms were accused of misleading consumers.

CBSE extends the deadline for all class 10 school results until the June 30th

The Indian Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has extended the deadline for the schools that failed to calculate class 10 exam results and submit them to the board on time until June the 30th.

UGC aims to permanently transfer up to 40% of its lessons online

The University Grants Commission (UGC) in India has submitted a blended education and teaching scheme proposal. This means that 40% of all lessons will be conducted online. This could lead to an overall change in the traditional educational system throughout the whole country.

Mila Semeshkina for Forbes: 5 rules for choosing an online course for ladder climbers and business professionals

The modern market for educational services allows you to acquire a master's degree or learn unique skills from the comfort of your own home.