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The ranking of the best online universities by ROI is presented
The ranking of the best online universities by ROI is presented

Ranking portal OnlineU has estimated the return on investment in higher education. The study used data on average graduate wages and the average debt for higher education in the United States.

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Irish company LearnUpon raises $ 56 million in online learning solutions for corporations
Irish company LearnUpon raises $ 56 million in online learning solutions for corporations

The Dublin-based startup, LearnUpon recently received a $ 56 million investment.The funds will go towards the creation and technical implementation of online learning systems for corporations, 70% of which are located in the United States.

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University of Delhi Launches First Fully Online Admissions Campaign
University of Delhi Launches First Fully Online Admissions Campaign

With effect from October 12, Delhi University has started a large-scale online admissions campaign, having completely switched over to this mode.

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Mila Semeshkina has written an article for the American Forbes magazine about the era of “Fast-Life” and “Fast Learning” methodology.
Mila Semeshkina has written an article for the American Forbes magazine about the era of “Fast-Life” and “Fast Learning” methodology.

Until recently, getting a higher education was the only way to master a new profession and improve the necessary skills.

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Nashville Volunteer Organization Creates Mini School for Single Parents' Children
Nashville Volunteer Organization Creates Mini School for Single Parents' Children

West Nashville Dream Center has created a 32-child classroom to support parents whose children are experiencing learning difficulties during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Research shows that students prefer online classes to offline lessons

A survey of Australian university students has determined that more than 75% find online learning more suitable than in-person lectures and seminars.

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US residents complain about the unpreparedness of the Internet network for online classes

According to residents of several US states (including Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Connecticut and Pennsylvania), the Internet network of local providers is completely unprepared for online classes in universities and schools.

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300 thousand Instagram users are reading classical literature in their stories 

With a new app called Insta Novels, you can now read full-length novels in Instagram stories. Insta Novels was built as a media side project for the New York Public Library (NYPL). 

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Instagram promotion experiment boosts traffic for three little-known publications

Instagram has partnered with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute to launch a new project — Instagram Local News Fellowship. It was created to test and develop new content promotion strategies on Instagram to attract a young audience. 

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Distance learning Students Protest the Introduction of Monitoring apps 

Due to the forced transition to a remote learning format, many students had to use applications to control their exams.

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Coronavirus triggers Stress in 70% of Japanese Schoolchildren

The students noted that the news about the Coronavirus causes their mood and concentration to drop, and makes them worry.

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Bulgarian parents ask not to close Kindergartens for Quarantine due to Coronavirus

Residents of the Bulgarian city of Rus opposed the closure of kindergartens under quarantine.

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US universities take Government to court

Johns Hopkins University and Harvard University have filed a lawsuit against the US government.

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How artificial intelligence is changing distance learning

Online learning can become much more efficient thanks to student data analysis and tracking educational progress.

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Learning in your smartphone: education in Ukraine today

In 2020, the education industry is challenged with many serious changes brought by the coronavirus situation. Advanced technologies helped a lot in adapting the educational process to changes.

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Distance learning in the USA during the pandemic

This fall, millions of students in the USA started their classes in the distance learning format. Now students learn via various Internet platforms that make it possible to exchange information.

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Mila Semeshkina, the CEO of Lectera, entered the top of Russian women — founders of IT companies

The venture capital fund Leta Capital, founded by a group of the best IT companies in the world, also acts as a partner of Rusbase, a publication about online technology and business.

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Bloomberg survey of students from the most prestigious colleges

In 2020, instead of compiling a traditional annual ranking of the best business schools, Bloomberg conducted a survey among students about MBA changes during the pandemic.

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According to Eurostat, the popularity of online education in the EU countries has grown.  Scandinavian countries are leading the way  

Eurostat has conducted a survey of EU citizens in the age group from 16 to 74 years. The survey showed that 8% of respondents took online courses in the last three months of 2019.

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In Kazakhstan, tonline classes will be canceled and students will be transferred to distance learning

The Ministry of Education and Science (MES) of Kazakhstan has made a decision to stop streaming classes. According to Askhat Aimagambetov, all online lessons have been canceled.

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More than 1.5 billion children on distance learning don’t have a computer at home 

The coronavirus was the main reason for the school closure in more than a hundred countries.

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Life during coronavirus: how an Indian teacher conducts his online lessons from a tree

Teachers are ready to do a lot to share heir knowledge with their students. In India, like in many countries,  schools switched to online learning.

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India's online education market is forecast to grow to $ 5.7 billion by 2020 

The online education market is booming in India. Its popularity is facilitated by low cost Internet access, as well as cheap smartphones.

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23 million students and teachers in India will gain access to Google education services 

The company, in partnership with the Indian state of Maharashtra, plans to provide access for  23 million students and teachers to its digital classroom services. 

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