Higher Education

Bracing for a long battle against COVID-19: General Use Face Shields designed by PolyU ready for mass production

HONG KONG, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The situation in Hong Kong has become more critical amid the rise of confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections. Experts have warned that members of the public should prepare for a long fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past few months, The Hong Ko...

2020-04-02 21:02 935

#ToughTimesTogether Wave 3 HKBN Offers Career Kickstarter to 100 University Graduates

HONG KONG, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In line with its core purpose to "Make Our Home a Better Place to Live", HKBN Group ("HKBN" or the "Group") today announced the launch of"#ToughTimesTogether - Career Kickstarter for Graduates" . This programme offers 100 university graduates a three-month ...

2020-04-02 18:04 627

Great Learning Launches 'Great Learning Academy'

Offers free online courses with high quality content in career critical skills like Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing and Digital Marketing NEW DELHI, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Learning, one of Asia's leading or one of the leading global players w...

2020-04-01 14:51 573

IMA(R) Launches New Data Analytics & Visualization Fundamentals Certificate(TM)

SINGAPORE, March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, has announced a newIMA Data Analytics & Visualization Fundamentals Certificate™

2020-03-30 18:03 746

Preply Raises $10 million as Online Language Learning Comes Into Its Own

LONDON, March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Online learning platform, Preply , today announces an additional USD $10 million of funding, doubling the total raised in its' previous rounds.  The funding will be invested to grow the Preply network of 10,000 verified tutors teachi...

2020-03-30 16:00 954

CamScanner Provides Free Premium Service to Educational Institutions Until the End of June

SHANGHAI, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CamScanner, a document scanning and sharing app has made its premium service free to educational institutionsuntil the end of June. From March 21 to June 30, 2020, users creating email accounts with domain name ending with.edu on CamScanner can enjoy prem...

2020-03-27 15:49 1119

Two-thirds of businesses worldwide are willing to share their data with third-parties, says MIT Technology Review Insights

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and SINGAPORE, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new research program by MIT Technology Review Insights explores trends in global AI adoption and the potential for companies across industries to share data with each other in the future. The program, The global AI agenda, is devel...

2020-03-26 22:00 1410

Groundwater Expert, Dr John Cherry, Wins 2020 Stockholm Water Prize

STOCKHOLM, March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr John Cherry receives the Stockholm Water Prize 2020 for discoveries that have revolutionized our understanding of groundwater vulnerability. His research has raised awareness of how groundwater contamination is growing across the world and has led to n...

2020-03-23 16:30 918

COVID-19: SKEMA Among the First Global Business Schools to Offer All Courses Online in Five Continents

PARIS, March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With the temporary closure of SKEMA's Suzhou campus inChina in mid-January, SKEMA had already set up a comprehensive distance learning system to ensure the continuity of studies for its 550 students present on the campus at that time. Since then, they have co...

2020-03-23 09:31 881

Graduates Given Insight Into Working for EY With Cappfinity Job Simulation Assessment

SYDNEY, March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cappfinity has implemented a job simulation assessment at EY Oceania to transform their approach to early talent assessment and deliver a unique, authentic candidate experience. EY wanted to overhaul recruitment processes and replace off-the-shelf products ...

2020-03-19 06:00 872

Education Technology Company Janison Solving Coronavirus Travel Bans for Universities

SYDNEY, March 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In the current climate, it's a terrifying prospect: being at close quarters for hours in a room full of strangers with unknown travel and health statuses. But that's the reality facing millions of students needing to take exams.  Rebecca Niemiec, Head of Ex...

2020-03-18 06:17 1069

ViewSonic Offers Schools and Universities Free Distance Learning Tools During Coronavirus Outbreak

BREA, Calif., March 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ViewSonic  Corp., a leading global provider of visual solutions, is offering myViewBoard for free to K12, colleges and universities for the coronavirus outbreak time. With the spread of coronavirus, many schools and univer...

2020-03-16 15:22 1362

Minerva Establishes Visiting Scholars Year to Support International Students

Offering support for those impacted by visa, travel restrictions, or other issues for the 2020-21 academic year SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) announces a Visiting Scholars year to enable students who have been accepted into highly ...

2020-03-13 06:35 1372

A Third of Youth Surveyed Globally by UNICEF Say Their Education Is Not Preparing Them With the Skills to Get Jobs

PwC and UNICEF join forces to boost youth skills worldwide GENEVA and LONDON, March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- An online poll of 40,000 young people in over 150 countries reveals that many young people feel their current education is not preparing them with the skills they need to get jobs. One th...

2020-03-10 08:01 883

Kahoot! Premium for distance learning now available for free to all schools in Hong Kong affected by coronavirus

HONG KONG, March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, the game-based learning platform, announced today that the company is offering free access to all features to schools and higher education institutions inHong Kong affected by the outbreak of the coronavirus, hoping to facilitate self-learning wit...

2020-03-05 13:10 3179

Taylor's University Continues Its Reign in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

SUBANG JAYA, Malaysia, March 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Taylor's University continues to dominate the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020 by retaining its Top 20 in the world position for the Hospitality and Leisure Management subject, placing the institution alongside renowned universities...

2020-03-04 13:13 883

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

MIT world leader, US universities regress LONDON, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QS Quacquarelli Symonds – global higher education think-tank – today released the tenth edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject:  an extensive gui...

2020-03-04 07:33 1240

Bonfire Announces New Certified Digital Marketing Professional program Schedule

HONG KONG, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonfire Media Limited ("Bonfire") is the first Education Partner of Digital Marketing Institute ("DMI") inGreater China, with the mission to upskill professionals with essential digital marketing knowledges, be them entrepreneurs, business owners, or ma...

2020-03-03 18:14 2118

Coders from Asia Pacific Make a Clean Sweep at TCS CodeVita

SINGAPORE and MUMBAI, India, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has announced the winners of the grand finale of season eight ofTCS CodeVita, one of the largest progra...

2020-03-03 17:22 5464

Successful Adoption of UDBIE and Establishment of OEC Accomplishes Mission of the Education Relief Foundation

GENEVA, March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Education Relief Foundation (ERF) was established in 2016 with a clear and ambitious mission: to develop, promote and embed the then nascent concept of Balanced and Inclusive Education (BIE). To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: https://w...

2020-03-02 19:00 1292
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