India To Be Largest Provider Of Global Talent: EY-FICCI Report

Higher Education

A FICCI- EY Report on Higher Education in India: Vision 2030 states that the Indian higher education system in 2030 will emerge as a role model for high quality affordable educational system and will become a global magnet of aspiring learners. The higher education system will not only be equipped to address the socio-economic imperatives [...]


Who Take MOOCs?


Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have commanded considerable public attention due to their sudden rise and disruptive potential. But there are no robust, published data that describe who is taking these courses and why they are doing so. As such, we do not yet know how transformative the MOOC phenomenon can or will be. University [...]


Find Jobs, Hire Talents With LinkedIn Education


Are you a small business owner or CEO of a great company? Are you looking for interns and entry-level employees? If yes, then you should look no further than the LinkedIn University section and Students Job Portal. LinkedIn works better than the traditional sources: network referrals, Craigslist, Elance, Guru – even employer networks at NYU, [...]


50 Smartest Colleges In America

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The Ivy League and Stanford  are not the smartest colleges in America. It is,Washington University in St. Louis, which emerged top of Lumosity’s annual ranking of the “smartest colleges in America.” MIT, last year’s winner, came in second, followed by Princeton University, Northwestern, and Carnegie Mellon.  Surprisingly, Harvard and Yale came in eight and ninth, [...]


Open Educational Resource university (OERu) Launched


You can study world-class courses for free and count them towards real qualifications. This is the future of tertiary learning with the launch of the Open Educational Resource university (OERu). The university was unveiled on November 1, 2013. The OERu will provide more affordable ways for learners to gain academic credit towards qualifications from recognised [...]


Strategic Alliance Between Thunderbird School of Global Management And Laureate Education


Global economic challenges, technological advances and market shifts in higher education have dramatically altered the traditional notions of education across the industry. More and more schools are embarking on partnerships in various forms in order to take advantage of the strengths provided by collaboration with businesses and organizations that are not themselves educational institutions. Thunderbird [...]


LinkedIn Launches University Pages

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The Professional social networking site LinkedIn on August 19 launched a new product called University Pages. Announcing the new product, Christina Allen, Director, Product Management, said in a blog post, “one cornerstone of our strategy to help students at every critical milestone from campus to fulfilling, successful careers”. Beginning September 12, LinkedIn will be available [...]


Coursera Partners With Chegg To Deliver Digital Content


Chegg, a company best known as a textbook rental site, and Coursera, a leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, have entered into a new strategic partnership to provide digital content such as eTextbooks and other supplemental tools to students taking Coursera courses online. This collaboration will provide students improved access to a more informative [...]


EducatorU Begins Offering Online PD Via Google+


This summer the EducatorU team will be providing various online PD sessions via Google+ Hangouts. These opportunities will be posted as an event on its Google+ page and archived for follow up via its YouTube account. Initially, it will provide foundational technology applications that work across hardware platforms such as the iPad, Google Chromebook, and [...]


Social And Clutter Free Learning With LurnQ


Mumbai-based digital learning platform, Technium Labs Pvt Ltd is doing great work in social content curation with its app called LurnQ. It provides a unified pre-indexed access to information and filters out everyting that is not of learning relevance to the user. LurnQ is a unified, socially styled, open online learning platform for learners and [...]