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The USA asks international students to leave the country to study online
The USA asks international students to leave the country to study online

Due to the long pandemic and the large spread of the infection, the United States is asking foreign students to leave the country if their classes go fully online.

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In Kazakhstan, the transition to distance education has been virtually impossible
In Kazakhstan, the transition to distance education has been virtually impossible

The Ministry of education and science of Kazakhstan regularly reported on the introduction of technologies that allow you to organise online training. However, the pandemic has shown that this has proven to be virtually impossible to implement in practice.

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Universities are moving classes online due to the spread of the coronavirus on student campuses
Universities are moving classes online due to the spread of the coronavirus on student campuses

The University of North Carolina has already cancelled face-to-face classes. 

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Cambridge students will study remotely until the end of 2021
Cambridge students will study remotely until the end of 2021

According to the latest BBC data, students of the prestigious Cambridge University will study remotely for the next year. The university administration announced that all classes will be moved online.

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Google introduced new tools for distance learning
Google introduced new tools for distance learning

Google has presented new features thanks to which the process of distance learning can be considerably simplified. The company announced this in its official blog.

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Scientists found the best music for taking exams

Researchers from the National Science Foundation and Baylor University (USA) have determined which music has the best effect on students when they are taking a test.

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In Spain, there is going to be a national student strike against distance learning

On September 16, 17, and 18, the Spanish student union plans to hold a general student strike. Students protest online education. 

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UNICEF report: more than a third of children worldwide couldn’t switch to distance learning

About 463 million children were unable to continue their education online while their schools were closed due to the pandemic.

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During the pandemic, the EdTech market attracted record investments

According to Trends, during the pandemic, investor interest in EdTech startups has skyrocketed.

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According to Uecoop research, many Italian schoolchildren don’t have the means to study online

In Italy, about 25% of households have no broadband internet access. This conclusion is based on data from a study by Uecoop, published on September 1.

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The era of those who value comfort. Global trends change the approach to education

We live in an era of rapid technological change, high competition in the market, and an abundance of entertainment for any taste.

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Top 5 current trends in education

The traditional education system today is going through an active transformation.

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Forbes Education: Interview With Mila Semeshkina, the Founder and CEO of Lectera 

The international online education platform Lectera officially launched on June 18, 2020, when COVID-19 kept the world on a tight leash.

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Coursera publishes a study of the skill level of experts from different countries

The education platform has analysed data from all of its courses over the past 12 months.

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American students demand to lower tuition fees if the distance learning continues

Some universities agree with the requirements of their students, while most schools are not going to lower their tuition fees.

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In the UK, there were massive protests of graduating high school students who disagree with unfairly low grades

The reason for the peaceful marches was a special algorithm that universities applied to downgrade scores of common school graduates and raised scores for students from private schools. As a result, about 40% of the applicants had their scores reduced.

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Lectera is one of the 100 most innovative education technology companies!

HolonIQ has analyzed the work of about a thousand innovative education technology companies in CIS countries and the educational platform Lectera was in the top 100, even though our project was launched only three months ago! 

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COVID-19 Drives the Growth of Innovative Education Companies

Despite the daily flurry of negative news about struggle, loan defaults, destruction and bankruptcy of existing businesses  that COVID-19 has caused,  investors should also be conscious of the fact that COVID-19 has created far greater business opportunities as well.

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Strada Education Network study of attitudes towards different educational formats

A study by the Strada Education Network has shown how attitudes towards in-person, blended (hybrid) and online education differ.

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Educational startup Minerva. Is the future already here? 

Minerva, a Silicon Valley startup, is successfully managing education amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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University life after the pandemic

Once the COVID-19 pandemic is over, online education platforms will no doubt receive a powerful boost for development. As the problems associated with coronavirus infection spread far and wide, it shook the very foundation of many organizations, including the institutions of higher education. Experts are already predicting a steep decline in revenues of universities, and a need for their complete revamp.

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The international learning platform Lectera has launched a module for corporate clients

Corporate training is necessary for a modern company – so employees could timely learn and apply the most relevant tools, teams would be as effective as possible, and the company would be attractive for high-quality professionals.

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An Alternative to Zoom Universities: Blended Learning Method

Despite the aspirations of the leaders of higher education, most US colleges do not plan to reopen in the coming fall. Although initially educational institutions did want to return to the standard in-person teaching regime in coming September, now only 24% are ready to do this.

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International students will be able to get a US student visa even if their universities switch to online education

In early July, the US government directed nonimmigrant international students to leave the country if their colleges switched to online education.

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