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Why college curriculum should include data center education

February 11, 2021

More people are retiring from data centers than are joining the profession. Research suggests that about 33 percent of data center professionals in the US expect to retire by 2025, and as previously noted, the pool of candidates to replace […]


Biden Eliminated the 1776 Commission But Not the Need for ‘Patriotic’ Education

February 4, 2021

Category: News

On his first day as president, within moments of taking the oath of office, President Biden signed an executive order abolishing the “President’s Advisory 1776 Commission.” Now, I was no great fan of the 1776 Commission. I quite like its […]


Learning opportunities inspired by the pandemic: how will they work?

January 29, 2021

Category: Editorial

This year, the pandemic has taught everyone several lessons. And universities are already using case studies inspired by COVID-19 as training material. With countless coaching opportunities in operations, management, investment, and entrepreneurship, students have the chance to develop their knowledge […]


News

2U partnership with Guild Education aims to bolster offerings for working adults

February 24, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Employees at companies such as Walmart, Chipotle and Lowe’s may soon have access to discounted online degrees through a new partnership between 2U Inc. and Guild Education, two companies that have previously focused on different niches within the postsecondary education […]


Education Tech

Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding

February 23, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Money has flowed into the edtech sector over the last twelve months. Bumper funding rounds and freshly minted unicorns are grabbing headlines, but there are questions about how long current investment appetite will last. Unlike other edtech startups seemingly on […]


News

Do The Winds Of Change On Democratic Education Politics Blow In A Circle?

February 22, 2021

Via: Eduwonk

As you probably heard, on Friday West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat, said he’d oppose the nomination of Neera Tanden to head the Office of Management.* OMB is the powerful agency in the Executive Office of the President that […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

U of Maryland Temporarily Goes Online

February 22, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Maryland at College Park transitioned all classes to online instruction on Saturday and asked students living on campus to sequester in place. The restrictions will last for at least one week. The restrictions are a response to […]