The app has been downloaded by more than 5 million parents around the world and currently has over 300,000 active subscribers. | In pic (L-R): Anupam Dhanuka (Co-founder and CEO, Kiddopia), Anshu Dhanuka (Co-founder and CPO, Kiddopia) and Nitish Mittersain (Founder and MD, Nazara Technologies Ltd.).

Nazara Completes Majority Stake Acquisition in Kiddopia, a Gamified Edtech Venture

Kiddopia was launched in 2017 by husband-wife duo, Anupam and Anshu Dhanuka. The app became an instant hit and has reached the #1 rank in the kid’s category on the US App Store.

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The British Council is launching a campaign to give any student who wishes to take an IELTS test and study abroad up to £3,000 toward their study fees.

The British Council Offers Students £3,000 to Study Abroad

The offer is valid only for a university or college that requires IELTS as part of the admission process. The British Council also offers extensive online and offline resource material to help students understand the test.

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The company also cited how AI as a subject became accessible to the masses in 2019, with AI For Everyone which was launched in February, from and is taught by Coursera co-founder Andrew Ng.

Coursera Declares 2019 ‘The Year of AI’

The world’s leading global published latest learner trends and most popular online courses in its end-of-year round-up for 2019. AI came out as the most demanded subject accounting for nearly 2 million enrollments through the past year alone.

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The Association of Test Publishers, an international, non-profit organization representing providers of tests and assessment tools and services announces the fifth annual India-ATP conference on December 20, 2019 at the Habitat Centre in New Delhi.

The Association of Test Publishers to Host the 5th Annual India-ATP Conference in Delhi

The one-day, non-fee event for delegates will present sessions and workshops from event sponsors including The College Board, Internet Testing Systems, MeritTrac, No Paper Forms, Pearson VUE, Prometric and OpenEyes Software Solutions.

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The three-day event is dedicated to covering: “Creative Economy Nation Building: Higher Education as the catalyst.” Pearson VUE is the official ‘online assessment’ partner at the event.

Pearson VUE Teams up With FICCI Higher Education Summit 2019 as “Online Assessment” Partner

Participants at the event broadly agreed that India must keep developing its universities to commercialize knowledge that will drive innovation. FICCI Higher Education Summit and Exhibition 2019 attracted delegates from more than 65 countries including regions such as Africa, CIS, Middle East and Asia.

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With Interfolio, AIM will translate critical activities related to faculty recruitment, retention and development into streamlined, digital processes managed in an easy-to-use online environment.

Philippines-Based Asian Institute of Management Launches New Digital Platform to Support and Engage Faculty

The Southeast Asian business school taps Interfolio’s Faculty Information System to attract and retain world-class faculty workforce and accelerate international expansion.

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Istruzione does work in India through its subsidiary, Istruzione Edutech Services OPC Private Limited under its brand name EDIMPACT.

US-based Education Technology Company Istruzione Helps Institutions in Procuring Infra at Subsidized Cost

In India, in the last one year, Istruzione has helped around 1800 schools procure 13000 Honda Activa Scooter for its women staff under Women Empowerment Scheme and has developed 300 digital literacy labs.

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Penda Learning's game-based, standards-based science and math intervention resource helps students in grades four through 10 build their skills, close achievement gaps and have fun learning through the use of avatars and student-driven competition.

Learning 2020 Acquires Penda Learning

The acquisition will expand access to high quality science and math content proven to close gaps for struggling students and accelerate achievement for all learners.

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CU has developed a technology-driven academic delivery platform through which the students undergoing degrees from different parts of the country would be able to access quality academic learning material, e-lectures, e-library resources, and industry certification programs.

Chandigarh University Receives UGC Assent for Distance and Online Education Courses

The university will offer admissions in 10 courses from January 2020 including which includes BBA, MBA, BCA, MCA, BA, MA (English), MA (Phycology), B.Sc. (Travel & Tourism), B.Com and M.Com.

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Simplilearn-Purdue collaboration offers learners a strong program curriculum with industry projects, covering in total over 450 learning hours and more than 25 projects.

Simplilearn Collaborates With Purdue University to Launch Postgraduate Program in AI and Machine Learning

Launched on November 4, the Postgraduate Program in AI and Machine Learning will be offered in India and provides the most comprehensive program blending Purdue’s academic excellence and Simplilearn’s award-winning curriculum.

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PTE Academic 79 plus is a user-friendly guide with simple and lucid language, comprising of more than 150 examples. The newly launched app includes a Q&A section which will give detailed, section-wise information about the test.

Pearson India Launches PTE Academic 79 Plus and PTE Academic Official Practice’ App

Pearson Test of English (PTE) is the leading computer-based test around the globe with over 250 test centers around the world in 50 plus countries. PTE Academic 79 Plus and Official Practice’ App will help test takers in preparing for the language proficiency test.

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For creating personalized learning paths for each of its user, Toppr has created AI-based machine learning (ML) algorithms for operating its online learning platform.

Toppr Tapping Tier-2 Cities With Its Personalized Learning Modules

Learn how an offline contact strategy made Toppr where it’s today. The company has adopted a unique offline counsellor strategy under which it visits door-to-door to identify the needs of students.

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The newly introduced LMS on Next Education’s online learning platform enables student to get access to customized learning content and detailed lesson plans.

Launching the LMS, Another Feat in Next Education’s EdTech Initiatives

Backed by a strong R&D team, Next Education has been central in providing engaging learning solutions in K-12 segment. The company’s learning solutions has done tremendous structural improvements over traditional learning systems in school education to ensure quality in education.

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The Interdisciplinary Programme in Educational Technology (ET) at IIT-Bombay will get actively involved in research and education in the area of technologies to improve the teaching-learning process.

IIT-Bombay to Soon Begin First Batch of M.Tech in Education Technology

In first of its kind program, IIT-Bombay has launched M.Tech in education taking stock of the growing need of EdTech professionals in the education industry. The demand of experts in using technology guided by effective pedagogy has grown considerably in recent times.

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Within a span of just two years, EduRev is successfully running more than 1000 online courses for K-12, JEE, NEET, UPSC, CLAT, CAT, etc.

EduRev, a Successful Experiment Based on the Idea of Personalized Learning

The company’s recent rise is manifestation of how the idea of providing personalized learning to every student can turn into a leading online marketplace for educational content accessed by over 3.9 million registered users today.

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Planet Spark plans to do this by providing in-house training and technology assistance to neighbourhood tuition centres and home-tuition providers for students who register with them.

Planet Spark Joins Hands with OYO to Provide Next-Gen Learning Spaces

The edtech start-up is set to become the OYO of tuition industry in the country. It is to revamp the face of K-8 neighbourhood tuition classes into new-age learning spaces with its tie-up with OYO through a blended learning approach and a standardised learning experience.

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