Watershed is pleased to announce the closing out of its Series A round after investments from Learning Technologies Group and LaunchTN’s INCITE Co-Investment Fund, which resulted in a total of $4 million.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PSI Services LLC (PSI) have acquired EnlightKS, a leading UK-based testing services provider, as PSI looks to grow its International market presence for the eLearning and eAssessment market.
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.
Technavio’s latest global content authoring tools market report highlights four key emerging trends predicted to impact market growth from 2016-2020.
Research on more than 2,000 potential workers reveals the gulf between learner aspirations and the experience of learning in the workplace.
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.
Learning Technology Group has agreed to buy the entire share capital of Rustici Software LLC for a sum of USD26 million from its founders, Mike Rustici and Tim Martin.
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.
Brightwave have announced it's been acquired by Capita, the UK provider of technology-enabled customer and business process services and integrated professional support services.
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