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Digital skills training is critical to the future of work and economic mobility in America—82% of jobs that require less than a bachelor’s degree while paying a living wage are described as “digitally intensive,” (Burning Glass) but almost one-third of U.S. workers lack digital skills (National Skills Coalition). This growing divide between demand for digital …

With a data strategy and data warehouse in place, EdTechs are building a data culture that helps everyone – from educators and administrators, to employees in marketing and accounting – make more informed decisions with their data. So how do you build a data culture in your organization? It starts by asking these questions: Are …

To better support equity and opportunity in higher education across the globe, we are proud to announce the expansion of Google Cloud research, teaching, and learning credits to eight countries in Africa: Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, and Tunisia. With the recent additions of five countries in Latin America, Asia, and …

Cloud engineers face a constant barrage of new cloud services, products, and innovations. By late 2021, Google Cloud alone had released thousands of new features across hundreds of services. Couple this with other technologies and service releases, and it quickly becomes a herculean task for engineers to navigate, consume, and stay current on the ever …

A “one size fits all” approach to education no longer works in today’s classrooms. Using cloud-based technologies, schools and educators can take a more personalized approach to education–one that suits each student’s unique learning style, abilities, and needs. Taking the lead toward more equitable educational opportunities worldwide, education technology pioneer, LearningMate, is partnering with Google …

One billion learners suddenly shifted to online learning in 2020. This shift, affecting both educational institutions and workplaces, is here to stay. HolonIQ projects that the Education Technology (EdTech) market will triple by 2025, with global spending reaching $404 billion. Another two billion learners will use digital learning services by 2050. As a result, all …

The Forum’s Responsible Use of Technology project has been underway for more than two years. Based on its work to-date, here are three predictions for the future of responsible technology. They include responsible investing, targeted regulations and incorporating tech ethics into higher education. Over the past two years, the World Economic Forum – working in close collaboration …

The business impact companies are making with big data analytics is driving investment in digital transformation across the board. Faced with multiple waves of disruption in a COVID-19 world, almost 92% of companies are reporting plans to spend the same or more on data/AI projects, according to a recent survey from NewVantage Partners. Small wonder. Data mature companies are …

Australian universities have responded in a number of ways to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. These include delaying enrolments, moving semester breaks forward, abolishing late payment fees and moving courses online. Engaging students in online content is easier said than done. Research shows results can improve with the use of techniques such as shortening …

Babbel is driven by a mission: Everyone. Learning. Languages. This means building products that help people connect and communicate across cultures. 14 languages are available to learn through 60,000 lessons with 50 hours of video content and 70 podcast episodes. The unique approach taken by Babbel is short interactive lessons that rethink traditional language education to …