SAM Labs raises $4.5M to turn kids into IoT-mavens

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Source : techcrunch.com
Auteur : Haje Jan Kamps
Date de l’info : 1 mai 2016

sam-labs-kitLondon-based SAM Labs just announced that it raised £3.2M ($4.5M) from a group of investors led by Imperial Innovations. In addition to the institutional investor specializing in commercial spin-outs from academic institutions, the round was padded out with smart money …

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Online degrees could make universities redundant, historian warns

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Source : www.theguardian.com
Auteur : Richard Adams
Date de l’info : 17 avril 2016

OxfordOxford, along with all other universities, faces an “uncomfortable future” unless it embraces online degrees and draws up plans for raising billions of pounds to go private, according to the university’s new official history. The book, to be launched by …

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Computing is the new English as it becomes the nation’s favourite school subject

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Source : finchannel.com
Auteur : Newseditor
Date de l’info : 15 janvier 2015

cd4c1b5b697d814c8e858e747a7a236d_LThe FINANCIAL — A quarter (24 per cent) of British school children say computing, incorporating skills such as learning the code behind the latest generation of graphic-heavy computer games – is their favourite school subject, Barclays research shows. The findings show …

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New online start-up Jam Pan will bring e-learning out of the “PowerPoint past“

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Source : www.prolificnorth.co.uk
Auteur : David Prior,
Date de l’info : 18 décembre 2014

SlidesharkA new online start-up is aiming to disrupt the e-learning sector with a new creative-led marketplace. Jam Pan, the brainchild of Ramsbottom-based David Wood, is hoping to bridge the gap between the UK’s digital creative industries and the learning and development …

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Cambridge – Judge now offering business courses through a new MOOC provider

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Source : find-mba.com
Auteur : Find MBA
Date de l’info : 26 novembre 2014

University of Cambridge Judge Business SchoolThe University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School has announced that it has developed three online classes for the Digital Business Academy, a new MOOC provider. The courses will cover essential topics in marketing, brand-building and finance. They’re intended to be a part …

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Tech City launches free digital training platform for UK public

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Source : features.techworld.com
Auteur : Sam Shead
Date de l’info : 19 novembre 2014

Tech City UK has launched what is claims is the world’s first government-funded online learning platform, the Digital Skills Academy. The platform, which offers free learning resources over a 3-6 week period, aims to provide digital and business skills to members …

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Moocs, and the man leading the UK’s charge

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Source : www.theguardian.com
Auteur : Peter Wilby
Date de l’info : 19 août 2014

Simon Nelson is head of FutureLearn, the OU’s venture into Moocs – massive open online courses that some have claimed will revolutionise higher education. (…) FutureLearn is the first big British venture into Moocs (hence the OU’s cow, geddit?), a name …

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Opportunities for K-12 moocs substantial, says report

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Source : www.educationinvestor.co.uk
Auteur : Education Investor
Date de l’info : 19 juin 2014

There are substantial opportunities for British providers to develop moocs for schools – as long as overseas players don’t seize them first. These are the findings of a new Department for Education report, which claims that ‘massive open online courses’ …

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Mobile Moocs: a new way of learning

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Source : www.telegraph.co.uk
Auteur : Michael Curry
Date de l’info : 20 mai 2014

An app isn’t going to provide large scale learning programmes, but mobile Moocs will start to build a new way of thinking about professional qualifications, says Michael Curry (…) MOOCs – the massive open online courses – have taken off …

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Learning English Mooc to be launched on FutureLearn

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Source : www.timeshighereducation.co.uk
Auteur : CHRIS PARR
Date de l’info : 5 mai 2014

The British Council is to offer its first free online course for learning English on the UK massive open online course platform FutureLearn. It is the first course to be delivered by one of the “cultural partners” of the Open …

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