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edX Global Forum 2015 We just wrapped up an invigorating and collaborative two days of discussions, sharing and working sessions at the edX Global Forum in Washington D.C. We thank our generous host, Georgetown University, as well as the edX partners, learners, professors, researchers and technologists who joined us from around the world to share their inspiring and thought-provoking experience and expertise. The Forum began with...

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MIT Pilot program reimagines admissions process, introduces “MicroMaster’s.” This story originally ran on MIT News. EdX co-founder and partner MIT announced today a pilot program allowing learners worldwide to take a semester’s worth of courses in its top-ranked, one-year Supply Chain Management (SCM) master’s program completely online, then complete an MIT master’s degree by spending a single semester on campus. MIT also announced a new academic...

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This post was originally published on MIT Office of Digital Learning News blog on September 25, 2015. Shigeru Miyagawa, professor of linguistics and the Kochi-Manjiro Professor of Japanese Language and Culture at MIT, has earned a reputation as a leading voice for the use of technology and digital innovation in education. Since the earliest days of the Web, he has worked to realize its potential...

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World Teachers Day
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Join us this Monday, October 5, as we celebrate educators from all over the world on World Teachers’ Day! This year’s slogan, as declared by the United Nations, is “empowering teachers, building sustainable societies.” Great teachers deliver superior education and opportunities, ultimately benefiting society at large, intellectually, economically, and culturally. Teachers are critical to increasing access to high-quality education as well as instilling a love...

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We are honored to announce that edX CEO Anant Agarwal has been appointed by Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Global Education, to the International Commission on Financing Global Education. Anant will join more than twenty world leaders, including five former presidents and prime ministers and three Nobel Prize recipients, to review the future of global education. Today the Commission meets during the UN General...

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