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06 December,   2019            Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) said that exam fee of Class 10 and 12 board exams has been increased from Rs 750 …….

05 December,   2019              TRIO World School has announced franchise opening opportunities for the preschool (TRIO Tots) & K -12 schools. This franchise will allow to impart world-class preschool ………

04 December,   2019  Jakrata based HarukaEdu, which provides online higher education, recently raised funding with an undisclosed amount from a US based…….

03 December,   2019            GreyAtom, a Mumbai based startup has raised $1.2 Mn in its Pre-series A round led by Montane Ventures. Ritesh Arora, founder of Pravega Venture…….

02 December,   2019                In Canadian region, 4 out of 13 provinces and territories have made coding as a compulsory subject in K-12 schools. It will be introduced during………

30 November,   2019    The proposal placed before the central government have been approved for setting up 5 new medical colleges in the different districts of Rajasthan…….

29 November,   2019            On 24th Nov, Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi launched the Fit India School grading system for all the schools in the country. This Fit India…….

28 November,   2019                A Dublin based edtech company, 3D4Medical, which is a provider of 3D lessons for anatomy education has been acquired by Elsevier………

27 November,   2019    Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya got an A+ grade by Rashtriya Uchchattar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), which makes it eligible to get a grant…….

26 November,   2019            Furtados School of Music (FSM) has raised ₹20 crore funding from IAN Fund and DSG Consumer. FSM was founded by Ms. Tanuja Gomes and…….

25 November,   2019                uLesson, a Lagos based edtech startup has raised $3.1 million in a seed funding round. The funding round was led by TLcom Capital. ULesson……..

23 November,   2019    Bengaluru based fin-tech firm, ClearTax has launch an online GST course in partnership with “Udemy”. The company …….

22 November,   2019            Verto Education, a California-based education company has raised $6.3 million in a seed funding round. The funding round was …….

18 November,   2019                Toyota Kirloskar Motor has joined hands with Roots Group of Companies to launch its first “Safety Model School” in Tamil Nadu……..

16 November,   2019    PartnersGurugram-based startup, Sunstone Eduversity which was founded in 2015 has raised $1.5 million in a seed …….

14 November,   2019            Edtech startup ENpower, which provides entrepreneurship learning programmes for the school children of age group …….

13 November,   2019                Adda247, a Delhi based edtech company has raised $6 million in a Series B funding round. The funding round was led by Infoedge……..

12 November,   2019    Government of Andhra Pradesh has planned to introduce English medium schools for first to eighth classes…….

11 November,   2019              In Mumbai, Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Mr. Tawde launched the database portal ‘academisthan…….

09 November,   2019                Pearson, a U.S based book publishing company has acquired “Lumerit Education”. Lumerit Education is a Texas based company that ……..

08 November,   2019      School of Accelerated Learning (SOAL), a hybrid learning venture focusing on bridging the tech skill gap has recently closed…….

07 November,   2019              The UNICEF has lauded the ‘Skill India’ and the ‘Start-up India’ programmes and promised a help to connect with …….

06 November,   2019                A moment of relief for the Tamil Nadu board students as the Directorate of Government Examination (DGE) has……..

05 November,   2019      SAP India is running a programme called ‘Code Unnati’, which was launched in 2017 and has already provide…….

04 November,   2019              U.S. Senator, Elizabeth Warren disclosed the amount of $800 billion plan to fund the proposal of shaping U.S. Public…….

02 November,   2019                Chandigarh University has received acceptance from University Grants Commission (UGC – Distance Educatio……..

01 November,   2019      New York based software company, Kangarootime, that connects parents with childcare service…….

31 October,   2019              Private Equity firm “Blackstone” has acquired 37.5 per cent stake in Aakash Educational Services Ltd. (AESL)…….

30 October,   2019                Pushing its agenda to achieve gender parity in technology space, Global consultancy service, Ernst & Young (EY)……..

29 October,   2019      Northern Arc Capital, a debt platform for financial inclusion focused institutions, and Netherlands based…….

25 October,   2019              Delhi-based Credenc, an educational loans startup raised $2.5 million in a seed funding round which was  led…….

24 October,   2019                Government is planning to propose a single common test for admissions in all Indian Colleges and……..

23 October,   2019      U.S. based edtech company “Stride” has raised $2.2 million in a seed funding round…….

22 October,   2019              Nazara Technologies, a Mumbai based gaming and digital media company has invested INR 83.5 Cr…….

21 October,   2019                  Jakarta based edtech company “Zenius” has raised their first ever external funding of $20 million……..

19 October,   2019      New Zealand based edtech company “Crimson Education” has raised $20 million in a Series C funding round …….

19 October,   2019                Delhi Government is planning to open a Sports University in Delhi. Cabinet has already approved …….

17 October,   2019                  Houston Tamil Studies Chair (HTSC) has decided to pledge $2 million to the University of Houston……..

15 October,   2019      China based online teaching company “VIPKid” has raised an undisclosed amount in …….

14 October,   2019                 Delhi University School of Open Learning, a pioneer in the field of distance education …….

12 October,   2019                  Council for Indian Institute of Technology has decided to give an exit option with a B.Sc. degree……..

11 October,   2019      NITI Aayog has released the “School Education Quality Index” (SEQI) report on school…….

10 October,   2019        U.S. based EdTech company “Coursera” and Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta…….

09 October,   2019      A Science Research Centre in Ladakh region would soon be inaugurated by Savitribai Phule……..

07 October,   2019      New-York based EdTech company “Classcraft” has raised $7.5 million in Series A funding round…….

05 October,   2019        Colombia based edtech company “Platzi” has raised $6 million in Series A funding round…….

04 October,   2019       Education Ministry of Gujarat has planned to scrap the “No Detention” policy……..

03 October,   2019          All Government Schools of Delhi will now be converted into Co-Ed schools…….

01 October,   2019         Two education divisions of Oxford University Press (OUP), Oxford Education and Asia Education …….

30 September,   2019          India’s higher education sector showed a tremendous growth as the total student population increased……..

28 September,   2019          Bengaluru based EdTech startup “Parentof” has raised $1 million in a seed funding round…….

27 September,   2019                Udemy, a U.S based online learning platform launched its corporate learning platform “Udemy for Business”…….

26 September,   2019          “Noodle”, a U.S based edtech startup that connects learners with educators has acquired “Clark”……..

25 September,   2019          Bengaluru based EdTech startup “AttainU” raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round…….

24 September,   2019                IIT Council has decided to increase the fee of MTech courses. This is done to increase the…….

23 September,   2019        “Snapplify”, a South Africa based EdTech startup has raised $2 million in a funding round……..

21 September,   2019         Nepal contributes maximum foreign students in India, followed by Afghanistan. Karnataka…….

20 September,   2019                Government Rajasthani University, Singhania University has partnered with Medivarsity Online Ltd…….

19 September,   2019           Los Angeles based EdTech company “Edlio” has bought Online School Management System (OSMS)……..

18 September,   2019          Gurgaon based edtech startup “Great Learning” generated revenue of Rs 150 crore in financial year 2018-19…….

17 September,   2019         Learning with Experts, an Oxford based EdTech company has raised £800k in a funding round…….

16 September,   2019              To promote innovative and creative learning in schools, Tinkerly, a Jaipur based edtech company has……..

14 September,   2019          WhiteHat Jr, a Mumbai based EdTech company has raised $10 million in a Series A funding round…….

13 September, 2019            KKR India, a private equity firm is planning to buy 90% of the education company…..

12 September, 2019            U.S based education company, “Discovery Education” has announced their………

11 September, 2019         Delhi government has planned to introduce a new education board, which will not…….

8 September,   2019            “TikTok” partners with big edtech companies like Vedantu, Vidya Guru, Hello English, CETKing…..

6 September,   2019            UK based edtech firm “Sparx” has raised €22 million in a funding round from “Oxygen House”, which is a UK ………

31 August,   2019                Boston based edtech startup “Mentor Collective” raises $3 million in a seed funding round. The funding…….

2 September,   2019            Bengaluru based edtech startup, Vedantu has raised $42 million in a funding round. The funding ……

1 September,   2019             Indian edtech startup, “Blackboard Radio” raises $100,000 in a funding round. The funding round was led by social……..

31 August,   2019                AdmitKard, a Noida based edtech startup has raised $1 million in a Pre-Series A funding round. The funding…….

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….

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