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12 August,   2019                Bengaluru based edtech company, Vedantu has raised INR 9.2 crore in debt including preference funding from Trifecta…….

10 August,   2019              Pathstream, a San Francisco based edtech company has raised $12 million in a Series A funding round……..

9 August,   2019                Maharashtra government is planning to draft a law that will make “Marathi” as the compulsory subject in the schools…….

08 August,   2019                The new National Education Policy will transform the education market in India. The policy will bring holistic…….

7 August,   2019                U.S. edtech sector breaks record after securing approximately $1 billion in funding in the first half of 2019, which…….

6 August,   2019                Doubtbox Edutainment Launched its latest product- Doubtbox- a learning platform that uses multiple……

05 August,   2019                A San Diego-based startup  CourseKey, which is attendance and assessment tools provider for…….

3 August,   2019                  England based an edtech startup MEL Sciences has raised $6M in a funding round led by TMT Investments…….

2 August,   2019                  Amazon has entered Indian edtech market by launching their test preparation app. The app will……

01 August,   2019                Ludlow Castle Sports Complex in New Delhi hosted a Kabaddi Fest that was organized by Confederation…….

31 July,   2019                    In today’s scenario, schools are getting encouragement from the government to promote science……

30 July,   2019                    CBSE has issued a notice to the affiliated schools, about all the cases of low attendance of students with……

29 July,   2019                      Poland-based Brainly which is a peer-to-peer learning community for students, parents, and teachers…….

27 July,   2019                    In today’s world of education, schools are more focusing on skill based education rather than……

26 July,   2019                    BabySparks an Infant development platform has raised $2 million in a seed funding round led by Miami-based venture …..

25 July,   2019                      Rajasthan government sanctioned Rs 1,581 crore under the Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan School Infrastructure Scheme…….

24 July,   2019                      Gurugram-based edtech startup CollegeDekho has acquired Delhi-based overseas admission consulting …..

23 July,   2019                    According to some education experts, the drafted National Education Policy (NEP) contains many…..

13 July,   2019                      BYJU’s, India’s only unicorn edtech startup, has collaborated with Disney, the ever time favourite platform……

12 July,   2019                      CBSE along with NCERT has been planning schools’ syllabus under experiential learning from 2019-20…..

11 July,   2019                      Indian e-commerce payment platform “Paytm” is planning to provide a portal for students, parents and…..

10 July,   2019                      Mr. Ramesh Pokhriyal, ex MHRD and current Union Minister informed the press about initiatives taken……

9 July,   2019                      Knoxville, Tenn.-based school staff provider “ESS” (Education Solution Services) has acquired an……

8 July,   2019                      Indian Angel Network, a seed stage investment platform has invested Rs 3.5 crore in an edtech startup “ConceptOwl”…..

6 July,   2019                      A U.S. based edtech company “ROYBI”, has raised $4.3 million in a seed funding round. The names…….

5 July,   2019                      A Mumbai based edtech startup “Board Infinity” raises Rs 2.2 crore in an angel funding round……

5 July,   2019                      The budget for the financial year 2019-20 has been announced. And, the government has decided to allot Rs 400 crore….

6 July,  2019                    Online education venture UpGrad has acquired Bengaluru-based CohortPlus, a community platform …….

5 July,  2019                    Riyadh, Saudi based education technology company “Noon Academy” is planning to enter the Indian…..

5 July,   2019                      A Development Impact Bond (DIB), launched by Britain’s Prince Charles last year to help improve education ….

4 July,  2019                      The Ministry of Human Resource Development has planned to allot a budget of Rs 1,72,000 crore in…….

4 July,  2019                    Propelld, a Bengaluru-based fintech startup that helps students to get education loan has raised Rs 15 crore…..

3 July,   2019                      A report found that there are fewer girls with disabilities in schools than boys. According to a report by…..

3 July,  2019                      The leading education solution company in India McGraw-Hill, has signed an agreement with  Renaissance…….

2 July,  2019                    FastBridge Learning, a research-driven assessment platform has been acquired by California-based…..

1 July,   2019                Bengaluru based edtech startup, Unacademy has raised $50 million in a series D funding round. The funding….

29 June,  2019                      The Indian education sector is attempting to transform the higher education sector in the country……..

28 June,  2019                      Indian edtech companies like Byju’s, Unacademy, etc. are well-known initiatives for tuitions and……

27 June,   2019                Bengaluru based India’s first edtech unicorn is planning to raise fund from Qatar’s sovereign wealth….

26 June,  2019                      Springfield, Mass.-based fintech company Pay4Education has raised $575,000 in a pre-seed round……..

25 June,  2019                      Cleveland-based startup Splash Financial has raised $4.3 million in a funding round led by CMFG Ventures……

24 June,   2019                    St. Paul, Minn.-based edtech startup Reflection Sciences has raised $1.3 million in a seed funding round….

14 June,  2019                      Portland, Ore.-based, OpenSesame, has raised a $28 million in a Series C funding round. The round was…….

13 June,  2019                      Utah-based edtech company, Appliqate has bought OnFire, a learning management system…….

12 June,   2019                    New York-based Knewton which was founded in 2008 will be acquired by John Wiley for an undisclosed……

10 June,  2019                      Even after the inclusion of three language formula in New Education Policy, the number of students learning…….

8 June,  2019                      Many amendments are going on in National Education Policy (NEP), like dropping Hindi as a compulsory……

7 June,   2019                    Byju’s, a Bengaluru based India’s first edtech unicorn has finally turned profitable. It took 8 long years for….

6 June,  2019                      Houston-based edtech company, Raptor Technologies has acquired  LobbyGuard Solutions………

5 June,  2019                      ReUp Education has raised $6 million Series A funding round, led by TDM Partners and Hereditas Capital….

4 June,   2019                    Shiksha.com is one of  India’s leading college admission and career portals, which has launched its…..

3 June,  2019                      National Education Policy (NEP), a three-language policy has been revised. The NEP means students…….

1 June,  2019                      A Beijing-based edtech startup Knowbox, has raised  $150 million Series D round from Chinese e-commerce….

31 May,   2019                    Outschool which provides a marketplace for online classes aimed for children of middle- and high-school…..

30 May,  2019                      A Bengaluru based edtech startup is in discussions to raise $55 million in a funding round led by Hong Kong…….

29 May,  2019                ApplyBoard, a Canada based ed-tech startup has raised $40.92 million in a Series B funding round. The….

28 May,   2019                    Tencent, a Chinese internet giant has launched a new education brand “Tencent Education”. Tencent’s…..

27 May,  2019                    Austin based edtech company Interplay Learning raises $5.5 in a Series round A. The funding round was……

25 May,  2019                Renaissance Learning, an education software company has acquired Freckle Education. Freckle…

24 May,   2019                    Amman-based edtech startup, Little Thinking Minds has raised $500,000 in its Series A funding…..

23 May,  2019                    Singapore-based edtech startup, Geniebook has raised US$1.1 million in a pre-series A round. The funding…..

22 May,  2019                Amazon’s Alexa Fund, an Amazon’s corporate venture capitalist that provides funding to fuel technology innovation….

21 May,   2019                    According to reports by Google and KPMG, the online education sector in India is expected to have…..

20 May,  2019                    Cialfo, a Singapore based educational startup has raised US $3 million in a Series A funding round. The funding…..

19 May,  2019                According to the NCERT (National Council of Education Research Training), the biggest exercise in….

18 May,   2019                    Delhi-based ed-tech startup, Classplus has raised $1.6 million in series- A funding round led by…..

9 May,  2019                    Bengaluru-based online training provider, Simplilearn has signed a pact with NSDC to upskill a wider section…..

8 May,  2019                Bengaluru-based edtech startup, Eupheus Learning is in talks to rise around $10 -$15 million for its Series A funding round….

7 May,   2019                    Gurgaon- based Ed-tech Company, CollegeDekho has raised $8 million in fresh funding from its existing investors…..

6 May,  2019                    Central Board of Education has taken several measures in the past few years to improve…..

5 May,  2019                Haryana Government has decided to introduce choice-based credit system (CBCS) for under graduation…..

4 May,   2019                    Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed, the Saudi education minister has introduced special safety and…..

3 May,  2019                    For the first time, exams paper will be micro-chipped in an attempt to combat online leaks. Pearson, which owns…..

2 May,  2019                Examity, U.S based edtech startup has raised $90 from Boston private equity firm “Great Hill Partners”. Examity…..

1 May,  2019                  Beijing-based edtech company, Onion Math, has raised about $44.5 million in a Series D funding round…..

1 May,  2019                    NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission and UNICEF India have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI), which will…..

30 April,  2019                London-based online degree platform, Future Learn has raised $64.6M from Australian-based online jo…..

30 April,  2019                  Cluey Learning, Australia based edtech startup has raised $20 million in series A funding round. The funding…..

29 April,  2019                    Nearpod, a San Francisco based edtech company that allows educators to create a presentation for students…..

29 April,  2019                  New-York based company, Credly, has raised $11.1 million in Series A funding round led by ZOMA Capital…..

27 April,  2019                  The Denmark-based startup, Labster has raised $21 million in Series B funding round led by Owl Ventures…..

27 April,  2019                    California based edtech company, Coursera has raised $103M in a series E funding round, which was…..

26 April,  2019                  GUVI, Chennai based edtech startup has raised 1 crore rupees from a U.S based investor Gray Matters Capital….

26 April,  2019                  Gurugram-based Planet Spark has signed a deal of partnership with India’s largest hospitality company, OYO ….

25 April,  2019                    Delhi-based edtech startup, DoubtNut has raised funding of amount ₹23 crore in the funding round led…..

25 April,  2019                  Modo Labs has acquired campus e-commerce platform, Ulyngo. Modo Labs, a Cambridge, Mass.-based mobile app….

24 April,  2019                    Devlin Daley, founder of “Instructure” has announced the launch of “Derivita”, a Salt Lake City-based startup, which is…..

24 April,  2019                    Coursera, a US based edtech company has launched two online degrees in collaboration with…..

24 April,  2019                  Weld North Education, a New York based company has acquired Assessment Technology Inc (ATI). The terms of…

23 April,  2019                    MT Educare, a Mumbai based education company has started spinning off its online education app Robomate…..

23 April,  2019                    The Indian School of Business (ISB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Moscow…..

22 April,  2019                    Edureka, a Bangalore based firm partnered with E&ICT Academy, National Institute of Technology Warangal (NITW)..

22 April,  2019                    75 schools across Maharashtra have got affiliation from Maharashtra International Education Board…..

20 April,  2019                    Mumbai-based firm, Eruditus Executive Education Pvt. Ltd grew its revenue nearly three times to….

20 April,  2019                    ATL is an initiative of the Central Government of India to stimulate skills like scientific temperament….

19 April,  2019                    The Hyderabad-based company, Next Education India Pvt. Ltd., which offers learning solutions for students….

19 April,  2019                    Leo&Mike, Hyderabad-based after-school learning company collaborated with Amar Chitra Katha to….

19 April,  2019                    WhiteHat Education Technology Pvt. Ltd. a Mumbai based edtech startup has raised US$1.3 million in…

18 April,  2019                    Kerala Government announced to introduce textbooks with QR codes in schools. The QR code is a type of….

18 April,  2019                    AfricInvest, a Tunisia based private equity firm is partnering with Cathay Innovation, a San Francisco based….

17 April,  2019                    Live streaming of classes is the new methodology of teaching. Potential of live lectures is increasing rapidly…

17 April,  2019                    U.S. based company, Adtalem Global Education, a leading workforce solutions provider announced….

16 April,  2019                    AfricInvest, a Tunisia based private equity firm is partnering with Cathay Innovation, a San Francisco based….

16 April,  2019                    UK Government has launched its education technology strategy, which aims to reduce teacher workloads…

15 April,  2019                    The Delhi Government’s Women and Child Development (WCD) department plans to conduct a study….

15 April,  2019                    A media and entertainment powerhouse, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL)….

13 April,  2019                    Amazon, a US-based e-commerce company, is partnering with “FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition…

13 April,  2019                    In order to keep itself at par with the international boards, CISCE that conducts ICSE and ISC examinations….

12 April,  2019                  The U.S.-based company, Legends of Learning raised funding of $3.5 million from undisclosed investors….

12 April,  2019                    A report has found that international students studying in Irish universities have contributed…

12 April,  2019                      2U, a US-based edtech company that offers online degree programs has decided to acquire coding bootcamp…..

11 April,  2019                  CBSE has decided to make arts education compulsory for classes 1st to 12th. Arts education includes…..

11 April,  2019                Pearson, a London based publishing and education company has set aside a budget of $50 million in series A…

10 April,  2019                      Renaissance Learning, a U.S-based company, which makes cloud-based, preK–12 educational softwares and….

10 April,  2019                  GIBLIB, a Los Angeles based media provider of virtual reality videos in medical education has raised $2.5…..

9 April,  2019                Singapore based student housing platform “Oxfordcaps” has raised $8 million in a Series A funding round…

8 April,  2019                      MHRD has decided to reduce the syllabus from the subject “History”. From the new academic session, all the….

5 April,  2019                  Physical Education is a subject that focuses on developing physical fitness of a child. From the new…..

4 April,  2019                  Private schools built on public land got barred by Delhi High Court from raising their fee until April 8. To implement…

4 April,  2019                      Brand Capital, an arm of Times Group Media House has funded an undisclosed amount to the Kerala based…

3 April,  2019                  eShiksa, a Jaipur based edtech startup, which helps educational institutions in managing their digital….

2 April,  2019                    US have been the hub of higher education for Indian students. But, over the past few years, admissions of…

2 April,  2019                      A new international education strategy has been launched by The United Kingdom’s Department for…

1 April,  2019                  eShiksa, a Jaipur based edtech startup, which helps educational institutions in managing their digital….

1 April,  2019                Addressing an election rally, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that, if elected, his government will spend 6%…

30 March,  2019              Nickelodeon, an American television network for kids has acquired a “Sparkler”. Sparkler is a learning platform for….

30 March,  2019                  A study released by NITI Aayog that over the last decade in India, 100% enrolment target in primary schools….

29 March,  2019            CNH Industrial, a UK based, capital goods company, has launched multimedia learning to classrooms in…

29 March,  2019              Hockey India has launched “Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway”, which would assist…

28 March,  2019                  iChamp, a Gurgaon-based edtech startup, raised an undisclosed amount in a pre series- A funding round led by….

28 March,  2019              US based startup, Allovue acquired Rockville-based ed-fintech startup, Equiday for an undisclosed amount…

27 March,  2019              Schools should let students use mobile phones in the classroom at a certain point of times instead of…

27 March,  2019                  India is one of the developing nations where edtech has been adopted at a large scale because of country’s…

26 March,  2019            Zoho, a Chennai based software development company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)…

26 March,  2019              Bangalore-based Non-Profit-Organisation (NPO), Azim Premji Foundation announced to set up a university in North India…

25 March,  2019                  The CBSE announced to introduce Artificial Intelligence (AI), ECCE and Yoga as new subjects in the school …

25 March,  2019            Kerala-based ed-tech start-up, Doubtbox, raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Brand Capital…

25 March,  2019              Gurugram-based Ed-tech start-up, NeoStencil, a test preparation platform for Government job exams entered into…

23 March,  2019                  Student’s belonging to economically weaker section often face problems in reading and understanding…

23 March,  2019            MadGuy Labs, a Hyderabad-based ed-tech start-up, which offers AI based platform for aspirants of…

23 March,  2019              Owing to increasing usage of laptops and tablets in US Schools, Microsoft, Apple and Google, the leading players in …

22 March,  2019                  The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has launched “Shiksha Vani”, a podcast application…

22 March,  2019              US-based leading ed-tech firm, Udemy, to enter into Indian education market, which is one of the fastest growing…

22 March,  2019              Byju’s, a Bengaluru based edtech company has reached the valuation of $5 billion from $3.6 billion during last year…

20 March,  2019                  CarveNiche, a Bengaluru based edtech company has entered into an agreement with Microsoft to provide…

20 March,  2019              The Government of Haryana has released a list of schools those will be enforced to shut down if they don’t..

19 March,  2019              The draft of New Education Policy (NEP) is ready but the Government will have to wait till the announcement…

19 March,  2019                  The Jordan-based startup, Hello World Kids, launched its latest platform, HelloCode, which is…

16 March,  2019              South Africa- based ed-tech, Zelda raised angel funding worth $0.1 million. Zelda founded in 2017, is…

16 March,  2019            Newsela, a New York-based ed-tech start-up, which offers digital content for students to enhance reading…

15 March,  2019                  Gurugram-based ed-tech start-up, Talentedge acquired a significant stake in GreyCampus, a USA-based…

15 March,  2019              Educational toys are informative toys that are used to stimulate cognitive, social, emotional…

14 March,  2019               On 7 March 2019, Central Government approved the continuation of Atal Innovative Mission till 2019-20…

14 March,  2019                  Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh approved the regularisation of 5,178 Government teachers on full pay scales from..

13 March,  2019              Kalpha, a Singapore based ed-tech company raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Nest Tech, a Vietnam…

13 March,  2019              On 11 March 2019, Byju, World’s leading ed-tech company, raised approximately ₹76 crore from…

12 March,  2019                  Paypal, world’s leading online payment company, aims to enter lucrative Indian online education market. Paypal…

11 March,  2019              On 6th March 2019, Advance Publications, an American media company, acquired Turnitin, an Oakland…

9 March,   2019            Hyderabad based ed-tech start-up, Next Education launched a preschool solution, Tinker, which aims…

8 March,  2019                  In February, Tamil Nadu CM, K. Palaniswami re-launched the free laptop scheme for higher secondary…

7 March,   2019            West Bengal Education   Minister Pratha Chatterjee has launched a web portal to provide real-time data on state-run…

6 March,  2019        Gradeslam, an online tutoring start-up from Montreal has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from…

5 March,   2019              The Government expenditure on education has increased from 3.8% of GDP in 2014 to 4.6% in 2018. Educational…

4 March,   2019            Yoga guru Ramdev may head country’s first government-recognized Vedic education board. The Vedic…

2 March,  2019        Telecoming, a European digital entertainment company, partnered with Ubongo, an African company…

28 February,  2019            In 2019 annual budget of Delhi Government, Education segment continued to get the maximum share…

27 February, 2019              According to National Achievement Survey, the STR of the Delhi Government schools have considerably improved…

26 February,  2019        Hyderabad’s well known private chain of schools, Oakridge international has taken over by the Hong-Kong based…

25 February,  2019          Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) recently published a cyber-safety protocol… 

24 February, 2019              Deloitte, a multinational professional service network company recently announced to provide education and skill …..

23 February,  2019      Bengaluru based edtech start-up, Vedantu, recently introduced an AI-based technology platform for students. Through AI…

22 February,  2019          The MHRD has launched operation “Digital Blackboards”. Under this operation, the Government aims to install…

21 February, 2019              The Union Cabinet has approved the budget of ₹12,054 crores for mid-day meal programme, for 2019- 2020…

20 February,  2019        NCERT will introduce the poem “Kadam Milakar Chalna Hoga” by the former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari…

19 February,  2019            The Government of Haiti has signed the Safe School Declaration, reported by The Global Coalition…

18 February, 2019            Microsoft, a multinational technology company, aims to invest in Education, Healthcare and Agriculture sectors…

17 February,  2019        Owl Ventures, a San Francisco based venture capitalist firm that invests in the world’s leading education…

15 February,  2019       Birla Edutech Limited (BEL), has launched their school chain, Open Minds International School in Jammu adding…

15 February, 2019              The UK based edtech startup Firefly, transforming the way of learning in the classrooms through…

14 February,  2019        The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has approved to appoint 1 male and 1 female councillor at…

13 February, 2019        Georgia Department of Education (GDOE), an American agency that governs public education in the state…

13 February, 2019            GoGuardian, a Los Angeles based software provider company, founded in 2014, has announced to…

12 February,   2019    CBSE has been using digital technologies to make as much of a level playing field as possible for…

11 February, 2019       Delhi based edtech startup, Leverage Edu, has raised $1.3 million in a funding round led by DSG Consumer Partners…

11 February, 2019            The chief minister of U.P., Yogi Adityanath, has inaugurated a fully computerised digital classroom bus…

9 February, 2019        Byju’s, a Bangalore based edtech startup, has acquired Osmo worth $120 million. Osmo, a U.S. based company…

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9 February, 2019                A new law will be implemented for middle school students in some states of U.S. Students will be…

8 February, 2019       China’s education ministry has issued an order for schools to ban apps that are harmful to the development…

8 February, 2019          Delhi Government will launch Entrepreneurship curriculum in the Government schools of Delhi..

7 February,  2019            On 1 February 2019, CBSE schools have been started its annual pre-examination psychological counselling for board exams…

7 February,  2019          U.S. based companies, Microsoft and Victory VR have established a library of virtual science -based content…

7 February,  2019            On 6 February 2019, the School Education Minister of Rajasthan, Mr. Govind Singh Dotasara launched ‘Rajiv Gandhi… 

6 February, 2019            The British Government has planned to introduce a new subject in the curriculum of schools. The survey of …

6 February,  2019          U.S. State lawmakers are planning to make mental health education a part of the curriculum in middle schools…

5 February, 2019      To Empower the girl’s education in the state, the Punjab Government will provide 1,38,000 bicycles…

5 February,  2019        CBSE is planning to introduce Health Sciences, as a new subject for Class 9th – 12th

4 February,  2019     Indiaspora and 360plus, an Indian-American organization has launched a program named “Heritage India”…

4 February,  2019            On 29 January 2019, Delhi Government aims to construct of over 11,000 new classrooms in over 200 government..

3 February,  2019  Amazon, a multinational technology company, has planned to provide funding to 130 schools of New York…

3 February,  2019            On 1 February 2019, The central government has presented the interim budget for the year 2019-18. Piyush Goyal…

6 February,  2019    According to the annual filings of leading school groups, the staff expense patterns of the schools have been…

29 January, 2019    Haryana government aims to open another Sainik school in Haryana. The school will be constructed on the land…

29 January, 2019              In January 2019, Prakash Javadekar has informed the Rajya Sabha that there has been a 50% rise in the number of students…

28  January, 2019              A meeting was held between HRD ministry and NCERT officials in January 2019 and they took a decision to cut…

17 January,  2019  Hyderabad-based, online education start-up Toppr has raised $35 mn funding  led by venture…

17 January, 2019   Leading multinational firm, HP, plans to expand its operations into growing Indian education market…

7 January, 2019        Unacademy, a Bangalore based Edtech start-up, acquired Jaipur based online learning platform…

7 January, 2019  According to recent updates, Byju, an online learning start-up, has raised $540 mn at a valuation…

7 January,   2019      Global Corporations General Atlantic and KKR & Co are in talks to acquire 75% stake in EuroKids…

7  January,    2019       From next academic session i.e. 2019-20, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)…

5  January, 2019    Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) has published a report stating that students are shifting from…

4 January, 2019          Board of School Education Haryana (BSEH) was trying to find out the reason for the poor performance…

4 January, 2019      Mumbai based edtech startup, Eruditus has raised $40 mn in a funding round led by Sequoia, a venture…

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