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How Mergers and Acquisitions in EdTech shows the sector continues to thrive


72% of international students are open to starting their studies this year online

@QS_Corporate - the higher education think-tank and compilers of the QS World University Rankings, have found that 72% of international prospective students remain open to the prospect of starting their studies in the UK this academic year, even if it means beginning their course online.  The data published today, forms part of QS’ ongoing research into the impact of the coronavirus on global higher education, which began in February and highlights the changing dynamics of the COVID-19 crisis on the international student market. QS has heard responses from over 30,000 prospective international students from across the world as part of the findings – over 8,800 of whom are interested in studying in the UK. 

Universities and the Global Skills Agenda

Universities need to adapt to changing patterns of work  Universities and further education colleges, from both public and private sectors, make the central contribution to developing and providing the wide range of skills which are essential to meeting the needs of our global economy and societies.

Hidden: Children at risk during lockdown

Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner for England, is today (Saturday) publishing analysis of the extent of child vulnerability around the country, warning that much of it is hidden from sight under lockdown.

The Future of Work and Skills: People management and stakeholder engagement rated as most important

@APMProjectMgmt launches new ‘Projecting the Future Paper’ on the future of work and skills and calls for project practitioners to join the conversation about future challenges and opportunities  Association for Project Management (APM) has launched the final paper in its Projecting the Future series titled The Future of Work and Skills, to help address challenges posed by a rapidly changing world.


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FE News: The Future of Education News Channel had a status update on Twitter 4 hours 33 minutes ago

RT @Anthonybravo: Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) announced as an EdTech Demonstrator College
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RT @MardyLeathers: Look forward to joining for another edition of #SkillsWorldLive ! ?? ?? #moukpartnership
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