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21 February,   2020    Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020 approved by honourable Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi. The official statement …….

20 February,   2020          Noida based edtech startup “Classplus” has raised $2.5 million in a Pre-Series A round of funding. The funding round was led by Blume Ventures and Sequoia Capital………

19 February,   2020 Bengaluru based edtech startup “Vedantu” has raised $24 million in a Series-C funding round. The funding round was led by investment firm GGV Capital along with the…….

18 February,   2020    A London based edtech startup “Teacherly” has raised $1 million in a seed funding round from Shorooq Partners, an Abu Dhabi based investment firm. Teacherly is a…….

17 February,   2020          Researchers from IIT Madras has developed a technology in Artificial Intelligence which can convert the brain signals of those who cannot speak, into language and………

17 February,   2020 United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Education has decided to eliminate homework from all public schools of UAE. This will reduce the…….

15 February,   2020    A London based startup “Tiney” has raised $6.5 million in a funding round. The funding round was led by Index Ventures along with the participation from LocalGlobe and…….

15 February,   2020          Delhi based edtech startup “Coding Ninjas” has raised Rs 37 crore in a Series A funding round. The funding round was led by Info Edge India Limited. Coding Ninjas is………

14 February,   2020 An Advanced programme for family business owners to be launched by Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. For the past 13 years, IIMB has been offering…….

13 February,   2020    A Gurgaon based edtech startup “Doubtnut” has raised $15 million in a Series A funding round. The funding round was led by a China based company “Tencent”. Omidyar…….

12 February,   2020          A Kerala based edtech startup “Entri” has secured $1.4 million in a seed funding round. The funding round was led by Good Capital along with the participation of some………

11 February,   2020 Bengaluru based edtech giant “Byju’s” has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from General Atlantic. According to some sources, the company has invested $200…….

10 February,   2020    Panasonic India has launched the two new smartphone-based ed-tech apps CareerEx and XcelIT, which help students in a variety of skill-related and educational courses…….

08 February,   2020          Bengaluru based edtech startup “Embibe” has raised Rs 90 crore in a funding round let by Reliance Industries. The company has allotted 8,99,198 Cumulative Compulsorily………

07 February,   2020 B.Tech. programmes in Data Science and Engineering for the academic year of 2020-21 will be offered by Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT). Experts from Data…….

06 February,   2020    Toronto based edtech company “Top Hat” has raised $55 million in a Series D funding round. The funding round was led by Georgian Partners and iNovia Capital along…….

05 February,   2020          Finance Minister Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman has announced an allocation of Rs 99,300 crore to the education sector and Rs 3,000 crore for skill development programs in the ………

03 February,   2020 Wild Code School, one of the Major European coding institution will be opening in Dublin, capital of Ireland with a plan to grow its branches in other parts of the country at …….

01 February,   2020    Verbit, an Israel based edtech startup has raised $31 million in a Series B funding round. The funding round was led by Stripes, an equity firm based in New York along with …….

31 January,   2020          Edquity, a New York based edtech startup has raised $2.4 million in a seed funding round. The funding round was led by ECMC Foundation along with other participants………

30 January,   2020 Israel based edtech startup “Jolt” has raised $14.1 million in a Series A funding round. The funding round was led by Balderton Capital along with participation from …….

29 January,   2020    In the series of updates from the department of Immigration, Refugees and Canada Citizenship Government, the latest notification was the exemption of biometrics for the…….

23 January,   2020          In the ASD Nest Program, neuro-typical students along with the autism spectrum disorders students are kept under the guidance of specially trained teachers in New York………

22 January,   2020 With an increase in number of students searching for a range of courses, first ever cultural scholarship program has been welcomed by the Education agents of Saudi…….

21 January,   2020    UP Education, an Australasian university pathway provider has acquired Adelaide-based International College of Hotel Management. ICHM is the only official Swiss Hotel…….

20 January,   2020          Jadavpur University’s Vice-Chancellor Prof Suranjan Das has announced that the premier institution is currently involved in 54 sponsored research projects funded by ………

18 January,   2020 China’s Ministry of Education has decided to ban overseas textbooks for all primary and junior high schools. However, high schools, vocational colleges and universities…….

17 January,   2020    With a vision to solidify the position in Education Industry, Sweden-based international student placement platform Sqore will be rebranding itself as House of Education…….

16 January,   2020          The world’s first listed education and education technology SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company) EdtechX Holdings has announced a unique agreement with………

15 January,   2020 Delhi based edtech company, Aakash Education is all set to acquire 66% stake in Meritnation. Meritnation is an edtech company founded by Pavan Chauhan in 2008 that…….

14 January,   2020    Advocating for a value-based education system, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, on January 2, 2020 said that the lessons enhancing the moral and ethical …….

13 January,   2020          Eupheus Learning, which is India’s one of the end-to-end educational solutions providers brought Zaner-Bloser handwriting solutions in India as they partners with ………

11 January,   2020 Goa Education Department has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dempo Vishwa Gram Shala, which is a charitable organisation allowing them to …….

10 January,   2020    All the schools of CBSE are directed in their latest notice to calculate the attendance of all the students appearing in class 10 and class 12 board exams in the year 2020…….

09 January,   2020          UP Government has passed a Self-Finance Independent school Act which states that school can revise fee by itself of existing student by comparing increase in salary of ………

08 January,   2020 Beijing-based online learning platform XuetangX has raised over $14 million in a Series B round of financing led by investment firm Muhua Capital. XuetangX’s existing …….

07 January,   2020    The pilot programme to introduce coding in the government schools will be launched by Telangana government across 33 government schools in the Wanaparthy district …….

06 January,   2020          WhizGoogle, an online education platform launched by WhizJuniors for the students of schools and colleges. According to Vidushi Daga, CEO, WhizJuniors, this activity ………

05 January,   2020 The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked all schools affiliated to it to become “anger-free zones”. With this, everyone (teachers, parents and …….

03 January,   2020    Akhil Bhartiya Kinnar Shiksha Sewa Trust has started up with an initiative of schooling for the third gender of social and cultural mainstream, i.e. the transgenders. This …….

04 January,   2020          To enhance the quality of education, CBSE has took an initiative of short-term training courses for schools’ principals and teachers, IIM and IIT are part of such trainings ………

02 January,   2020 Indian multinational corporation Wipro along with National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is setting up a platform to train students around …….

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