CogBooks, a UK-based education technology business, has raised £1.25m from existing investors Nesta Impact Investments, DC Thomson and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise. The investment will be used to accelerate expansion in the UK and US higher education markets.
The City & Guilds Group has announced the creation of a new digital credentialing services business, following the acquisition of Makewaves. Digitalme – a not-for-profit organisation – will also become part of the City & Guilds Group. The new business will be known solely as Digitalme.
As noted in their preliminary results, Tribal Group has been in discussions in relation to their contract with TAFE Queensland, and today Tribal confirms that it has agreed with TAFE Queensland to end the contract with immediate effect.
The University of Edinburgh are offering an opportunity for a talented and creative e-Learning Systems Developer to join their Digital Learning Applications and Media team.
Learning Machine and MIT Media Lab's Learning Initiative have released the first version of an open-source project that builds an ecosystem for creating, sharing, and verifying blockchain-based educational credentials.
The demographics of massive open online course (MOOC) analytics show that the great majority of learners are highly qualified professionals, and not, as originally envisaged, the global community of disadvantaged learners who have no access to good higher education.
The Board of Tribal Group, the provider of software and services to the education management market, have announced a fully underwritten £21m Rights Issue, which will help them to avoid breaching banking covenants.
LEO, the leading learning technologies agency, announces the appointment of Bill Mastin as its new Senior Vice President, North America.
Technavio’s latest global content authoring tools market report highlights four key emerging trends predicted to impact market growth from 2016-2020.
Barnes & Noble Education have announced it has completed the acquisition of the assets of LoudCloud Systems, a digital platform and analytics provider to higher education, the for-profit sector, and K-12 segment.
Athabasca University Press has published Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning, a book edited by George Veletsianos, that owes its existence to the insightful authors who contributed their chapters on the topic. Like other titles published by AU Press, the book is open access.
Geoff Chapman will head up the Business Development and Account Management team, responsible for growing the client base in new and existing sectors, and managing client relationships.
The Learning and Skills Group have announced their programme is to include a four track conference at the Learning Technologies 2016 Summer Forum on June 14 and sets the agenda of key topics and debate for learning professionals in 2016.
The Learning Technologies Awards has announced the categories for the 2016 programme.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Happy Meal in Sweden, McDonald's Sweden has developed Happy Goggles.
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