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MEXICO CITY -- A lender sees opportunity in offering credit to low-income college students. But will they be able to pay?
3 | June 4, 2013 3:00am |
Rather than being forced out of the workforce, a study suggests older workers are more educated, more productive, and make more money than ever before.
3 | June 11, 2013 6:38pm |
Farm simulation games have evolved beyond workday time wasters into tools that help government experts and NGOs to educate rural African farmers.
May 30, 2013 8:29pm |
Silicon Valley vendor takes the big data skills challenge to the university level.
1 | April 22, 2013 6:47pm |
Agarwal heads up Harvard and MIT's joint online learning platform, edX. He spoke with us about massive open online courses (MOOCs) in general and edX in particular.
3 | September 3, 2012 2:35am |
MEXICO CITY -- A new constitutional reform aims to hone in on the quality of teaching, to the applause of the business leaders.
3 | March 13, 2013 2:05am |
A compelling motion graphic helped make education policy history when a local non-governmental organization settled out of court with the Department of Basic Education to spell out standards for...
November 27, 2012 3:18am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about technology's place within education.
1 | January 30, 2013 12:41am |
Are India's entrepreneurial doctors creating models, or at least inspiration, for India's future education start-ups?
2 | March 26, 2013 12:05pm |
MELBOURNE -- Wish someone had taught you how to be confident or how to find a job you love? Melburnians are picking up some life lessons and new skills as part of a trend in "altucation."
4 | May 15, 2013 2:30am |
TeachAIDS uses carefully developed software to overcome cultural stigmas and bring competent HIV education to the masses
January 14, 2013 1:40am |
With support from the world's most prestigious universities, free online courses open to the masses are changing the meaning of "higher education."
7 | August 14, 2012 3:00am |
College tuition is rising faster than most people can keep up, especially those in developing countries. Enter the University of the People, touted as the first tuition-free, online university.
2 | September 10, 2012 3:00am |
New York and Seattle are in a classic East Coast vs West Coast battle to become the next hotbed for educating data scientists.
April 19, 2013 9:16am |
How successful companies look beyond the resume to find employees who have that extra dose of passion along with their educational or technical credentials.
6 | April 16, 2013 7:54am |
Student loan defaults in the United States are now at a record high and recent graduates are on average accumulating more debt than ever.
52 | May 23, 2013 7:58pm |
As certain types of education move online and a handful of teachers become online education stars, will we need fewer teachers altogether?
3 | October 23, 2012 8:59pm |
Foreign investors are playing a larger role in the U.S. shale industry. They're willing to pay cash upfront in exchange for a stake in shale plays and a little education.
2 | April 8, 2013 2:32pm |
Michelle Rhee sparked lots of emotional fires as chancellor of the Washington, D.C., school system. Now the firebrand is taking her education ideas to a national level.
9 | November 29, 2012 3:00am |
Higher education in the United States may need to dramatically change its business model and finally embrace the new era of online learning.
13 | July 26, 2012 6:03pm |