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Genius School launch Young Entrepreneur Academy via digital education platform GeniusU

14-year-old wins a place on @RogerHamilton's prestigious @GeniusUsocial's Young Entrepreneur Academy with Prize-Winning Social Enterprise Tackling Climate Change  On a mission against climate change, Mehul Kumut established a non-profit organisation at the age of 14, after being concerned at seeing the lakes run dry every other year. He established a recycling business creating products out of wastepaper and planting trees with the proceeds.

We now have a huge unemployment challenge, to go with our skills deficit and productivity problem

Employment Response to Coronavirus: An Independent Report  Our minds adjust quickly, to major paradigm shifts. Phrases like ‘the new normal’ are becoming clichéd, but we’re starting to know what they mean, especially when contextualised to the world of work.

Apprenticeships key to business recovery

Belfast-based @_Workplus has been awarded a £40,000 grant from @InnovateUK’s Fast Start Competition to help businesses adapting to COVID-19 develop #talent through #apprenticeships.

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.