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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On December 5, 2019, Vaibhav Srivastava (R) and Milan Roy, both alumni of IIT Delhi, started Edvicer, an online platform to aggregate, compare and recommend online courses from all the major course providers.

Edvicer: A Curator of Appropriately Personalized Course Pathways for Skilling Online

With the help of AI, Edvicer makes personalized pathway of online courses for students and working professionals who are planning to get skilled in a particular area. The platform today compares more than 100,000 online courses offered by major platforms with the help of ML algorithms to rate the courses.

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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 deeplearning.ai 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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Symbolab has become quite popular among students -- from K-12 to higher education -- worldwide because of its algorithm-driven problem-solving proficiency.

Symbolab, Tel Aviv-Based Math Learning Platform, Reaches Over 100 Million Users Mark

This feat is being considered a new gold standard in math education. The platform helps solving math problems with detailed procedure and adaptive learning capabilities.

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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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Learnyst was started in 2014 by Mr. Shivranjan Kumar and Mr. Shankar Mahesh with a vision to create a level-playing field for any teacher or educator who could provide quality learning to the students.

With Learnyst’s White-Labelled Web & Mobile Apps, Online Teaching Becomes Plain Sailing

Within a short 4-years’ time, Learnyst has succeeded in enabling the individual teachers, educators, and small-scale coaching centers to successfully run and sell courses online on its white-labelled platform.

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The AI-enabled automated (online) remote proctoring solutions for conducting online exams are emerging as a handy and effective solution to creating a secure examination environment.

Automated Remote Proctoring, the Final Frontier of a Successful Online Learning Experience

Quality online learning can be ensured only with a fool proof, precise, and trustworthy examination. Automated remote proctoring therefore is a must for a viable online learning scenario. Are the latest technologies capable to provide such remote yet viable proctoring experience?

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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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