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Online Courses for Education Leaders to Drive Innovation Today, edX is proud to announce a new collaboration with Microsoft to develop online courses for K-12 school leaders to drive systemic change and improve education. Courses, which will be created by edX university partners – leading universities and colleges from around the world – will guide principals, superintendents and school leaders in improving their schools and...

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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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We are pleased to announce that Fullbridge has joined edX and will offer an XSeries Program, Career Edge: The Path to Career Success, geared toward mid-career shifters and new college graduates. As an education technology company that prepares students and young professionals to succeed in the global economy, Fullbridge brings its expertise in career development to the edX global learning community. The new XSeries will...

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EdX welcomes first European hire.  Caroline Mol, a Senior Partner Manager, will based out of Spain. Read on to learn more about her background, thoughts on European education, and her role at edX.  Q: What is your role in Spain and Europe? What will you be focusing on? A: Currently, I am the proud partner manager for UAM, UC3M and UP Valencia in Spain, EPFL...

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Today, we are proud to announce our participation in the ACE (American Council on Education) Alternative Credit Project™, an initiative to help millions of nontraditional learners gain a college degree. ACE, the major coordinating body for all the nation’s higher education institutions, has selected three Boston University math MOOCs on edX as part of the initiative. Learners can take the selected courses, receive a verified...

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This post originally ran on Mashable. Read the full post here. No matter where you’re at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart from the hundreds of other applicants. Worked in the same position for a long time? Expertise in a new field could be the factor that gets...

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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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