More K-12 and post-secondary schools should consider apprenticeships as part of their educational programs, according to a panel sponsored by the Business Roundtable.
Chinese online tutoring company Yuanfudao has raised $120 million, and Yogome, a digital education platform, closed a Series A round with an investment of $6.6 million from Spanish fund Seaya Ventures.
LearnZillion, an American curriculum provider is working with the Lemann Foundation and a Brazilian platform called Nova Escola to provide lessons aligned to the academic standards of the South American country.
Opportunities abound for U.S. companies in China’s education market, if they can avoid the mistakes that have undermined some early efforts.
With 92 million people, an economic growth rate of 6.5 percent, and a high regard for education, Vietnam is among the fastest-growing economies in Southeast Asia.
As Mexico’s New Education Model, or Modelo Educativo, puts new emphasis on broadening curricula and building English-language skills, one expert outlines the potential opportunities for school providers.
Much of the education data about school systems in other countries is outdated or unusable, a new research paper concludes, shortcomings that will frustrate companies eyeing foreign markets.
EdWeek Market Brief Senior Editor Sean Cavanagh talks with company officials at the recent Bett ed-tech summit about changes they see in the international K-12 market.
The Chinese STEM education and robotics company Makeblock raises $30 million in a Series B round, and Indian startup Nactus takes in an undisclosed amount from a group of angel investors.
The international market for PCs in K-12 education has fallen off over the past year, in part because of governments scaling back on big ed-tech projects.