Tag: education industry

Education Tech

How devaluing students’ data can keep it safe from cyberattacks

September 28, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Cyberattacks on colleges and universities are on the rise following many institutions’ transition to online and hybrid classes. Higher education institutions’ databases are gold mines for cybercriminals because they store massive amounts of personally identifiable information (PII) like social security […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

How higher ed is becoming more resilient

June 18, 2021

Via: eCampus News

The past year has put the higher education industry to the test. The onset and continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic has required a massive operational shift that many institutions were not prepared for, and schools have had to pivot quickly […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Secondary Education

A Record Year Amid a Pandemic: US Edtech Raises $2.2 Billion in 2020

January 13, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

A most disruptive year to schools and society proved lucrative for the education industry, particularly for those raising private capital. In 2020, U.S. education technology startups raised over $2.2 billion in venture and private equity capital across 130 deals, according […]

Education Tech

4 higher-ed IT predictions for 2021

November 23, 2020

Via: eCampus News

The year 2020 has proven to us all that it can be quite difficult to anticipate how a year, let alone a month, will look for any industry. For the education industry specifically, students of all levels have been drastically […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

K-12 IT leaders need to work with people, not just tech

May 17, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When searching for K-12 IT job candidates it is the soft skills that count: being able to collaborate with and listen to educators, understanding the education industry and being able to learn new technology as it evolves are the most […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Should Higher Ed Re-Design Its Own Re-Design?

June 27, 2018

Via: Ed Surge

Decades of postsecondary innovation have still left America with 6.1 million job openings—just about the highest level since the data series began in 2000. And yet America’s postsecondary education industry is teeming with student-centered innovation. So why hasn’t higher ed […]