27 février 2019

Apollo Group’s Technology Investments

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Apollo Group’s Technology Investments
Michael Feldstein, e-Literate, February 21, 2013
People are going gaga over the hundred million or so collectively invested in MOOCs. It's an impressive spend, even if distributed across a number of companies, but dwarfed by the $1 billion investment Apollo Group is making to support "basically their entire learning- and learner-focused technology portfolio." Apollo Group, which owns the University of Phoenix and other online learning properties, may not be in the news so much these days, but it's still one of the dominant players in the field. More...

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25 février 2019

IBM invests $2B for SUNY artificial intelligence hub

Techno-News Blog IBM will invest $2 billion in its New York footprint that will help create an artificial intelligence (AI) research center at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week. More...

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16 février 2019

Une charte nationale des investissements directs étrangers

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.À l’occasion du Sommet Choose France le 21 janvier 2019 à Versailles, l’Etat et les Régions ont signé une Charte nationale des investissements directs étrangers (IDE). Plus...

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21 janvier 2019

Int’l students boost housing investment

By Viggo Stacey. Investment in student housing in the UK is expected to increase in 2018 with international students playing a pivotal role, a new report suggests. But there is concern that the industry is oversupplying the wrong type of accommodation. More...

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09 janvier 2019

Edtech platform FutureLearn looking for outside investment

By Patrick Atack. The Open University, which is hailed in the UK as the “pioneer” of distance learning, is looking for investment from outside sources for its online platform, FutureLearn. More...

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Canada ups investment in global education fund with $180m commitment

By Patrick Atack. Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Canada will increase its commitment to the Global Partnership for Education fund. More...

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World Bank calls for worldwide investment

By Zein Al Maha Oweis. The World Bank has called on governments worldwide to increase their investment in education after their recently created Human Capital Project found a global learning crisis in preparing the population for the future of work. More...

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06 janvier 2019

Capital investment in college facilities surged to 11-year high

University Business Magazine logoThe amount of capital investment dedicated to existing campus facilities by North American colleges and universities reached an 11-year high in 2017, according to a new report from Sightlines, a Gordian company and leader in facilities planning and benchmarking analytics. More...

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21 décembre 2018

Higher ed investment essential

University Business Magazine logoThis is a great time to find a job – if you have the right education and training. Unemployment in our region is at record lows, new business and industry is moving to Spokane County and surrounding Eastern Washington communities, and a large wave of retirements promises to create a steady stream of opportunities. More...

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25 novembre 2018

Les investisseurs étrangers séduits par la France, encore plus par notre région

C2RP Carif-Oref Hauts-de-France Si la France doute de son économie, ce n’est pas le cas des investisseurs étrangers qui continuent d’investir en masse dans notre pays, selon une enquête Business France. La région Hauts-de-France compte 1 857 établissements à capitaux étrangers, employant 141 000 salariés. Plus...

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