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C21 Canada To Host 21st Century Learning Summit

C21 Canada-Canadians for 21st Century Learning & Innovation, a newly formed not-for-profit organization comprised of education organizations and knowledge sector companies will host a Summit on 21st century learning and officially launch the organization, Wednesday, February 15 at the Kingbridge Centre, King City. Read More »

Liberty Global and European Schoolnet Launch ‘The eSafety Label’ Pilot

Liberty Global, Inc. and European Schoolnet, the network of 30 Ministries of Education in Europe and beyond, have today launched a pilot for ‘The eSafety Label’, a European wide online safety support and accreditation standard for schools. The initiative aims to further embed eSafety and media literacy across elementary and secondary schools in Europe. Read More »

DYMO/Mimio Launches MimioStudio ActivityWizard Europe, Middle East and Africa

DYMO(TM)/Mimio(R) debuts MimioStudio(TM) 9 software featuring the ground-breaking MimioStudio ActivityWizard. An intelligent solution for generating interactive, high-quality activities and lessons in minutes, MimioStudio ActivityWizard makes it easier than ever for teachers to provide students with multiple learning opportunities based upon proven instructional design principles. Read More »

TETRIX® Robotics System Makes Global Impact

Pitsco Education, developer of the TETRIX Building System, recently reached an agreement with EduTech to sell the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT-compatible version of TETRIX throughout much of the Middle East: the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, and Egypt. Read More »

Blackboard Makes Major Investment To Support Online Learning in China

Blackboard has made a major investment to support online learning in China, by acquiring full ownership of CerBibo, a company that has brought its online learning solution to hundreds of institutions in China. The move enhances the company’s ability to make deeper investments to support greater use of online learning in one of the world’s fastest-growing markets. Read More »

Imagine Learning Partners with Sigong Media To Bring English Software Program to Korean Students

Imagine Learning has entered into a partnership with Sigong Media of Korea to bring Imagine Learning English, the award-winning English software program, to the children of Korea. The partnership positions Imagine Learning, the company behind Imagine Learning English, to maintain its meteoric growth. Read More »

American & Chinese Students To Participate in Greenleaf Online Exchange Program

Students from Pennsylvania and across the country will have the opportunity to foster relationships with students in China. Students in both countries will participate in the Schoolwires® Greenleaf International Classroom Exchange Program that partners American schools and classrooms with Chinese counterparts in a safe and secure online academic forum. Read More »

ePals Enters into MOU for Launch of ePals China

ePals Corporation and Kaleido Co. Ltd. announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the objective to create and launch a Chinese language version of the ePals Global Social Learning Network in China in 2012. Kaleido is an investment group based in China... Read More »

PCS Edventures! Announces Content License and Royalty Agreement with Kindle Experiential Learning Private Ltd. of India

PCS Edventures!, which designs and delivers educational products and services to the K-16 market, today announced that, as a result of the Company's focus on international markets for its STEM Learning Centers, it has reached a content license and royalty agreement with Kindle Experiential Learning Private Ltd. of India, Read More »

Qualcomm and Sesame Workshop India Launch Project

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), through its Wireless Reach™ initiative, and Sesame Workshop India, which spearheads the Galli Galli Sim Sim initiative in India, today announced the launch of the Radiophone project. The initiative combines community radio with mobile phones to expand access to quality educational experiences for children,.... Read More »