LAUSD Spent Millions Learning Apps That Felt Like a Labyrinth

LAUSD Spent Millions Learning Apps That Felt Like a Labyrinth

In a race to re-education during the pandemic, the Los Angeles Unified School District has armed half a million students with the internet and devices to stay connected, but experts and parents said its efforts to teach online at times haven’t been enough and have left students behind. Parents complained about applications of education technology … Read more

EdTech regulation policy on the anvil: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

EdTech regulation policy on the anvil: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

There is no place for student exploitation or monopoly in a booming sector, says Education Minister The booming edtech sector, which has benefited from disruptions in traditional education during the pandemic, is likely to face regulation soon, with discussions underway among central ministries for a common policy, according to Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Speaking at … Read more

Education tech company LEAD joins unicorn club with $100 million in funding from WestBridge and others

Education tech company LEAD joins unicorn club with 0 million in funding from WestBridge and others

School education technology platform LEAD has raised $100 million as part of a Series E funding round led by WestBridge Capital and GSV Ventures in Unicorn Valuation, the company said in a statement Thursday. Unicorns are private companies valued at $1 billion or more. The education technology platform, owned and operated by Leadership Boulevard Pvt … Read more

China Stock Online Failed Ed; Is the EdTech market dead?

China Stock Online Failed Ed;  Is the EdTech market dead?

Global EdTech is in a free fall. KMR . Pictures Most students around the world are still in school full time. It’s not 2020 anymore. Luckily. But this was the time when every investor was buying anything related to home use – online education platforms were a part of it. Chinese names were the biggest … Read more