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Funding for Open edX contributor will support innovation in online learning We’re thrilled to share that Proversity, an early adopter of the Open edX platform, has closed a $1.6M investment round from RSBC Financial Services, an international technology venture capital firm based in London, UK. Read Proversity’s full announcement here. Proversity is a London-based MOOC provider, focused on skills training and professional development, and notably...

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Why Open edX? Well, for one thing, the coolness factor. Open edX is the cool kid on the block. – Adolfo Brandes, hastexo The 2nd annual Open edX Conference was filled with thought-provoking conversations, engaging presentations, and practical takeaways. More than 200 Open edX enthusiasts, developers, users, researchers, and educators traveled from around the world to join the discussion. Those who weren’t able to attend...

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This post was original published on the Open edX blog. The Open edX team is excited to announce our Tuesday keynote speaker, Dr. Jeff Jaffe, CEO of W3C. In his role as CEO of the W3C, Dr. Jaffe works with W3C staff, membership, and the public to evolve and communicate W3C’s mission to be the leading forum for technical development and stewardship of the Web....

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This blog post was originally written for the Concentric Sky blog by Partha Baruah, edX & Nate Otto, Concentric Sky. EdX and Concentric Sky have collaborated to incorporate digital badging into the Open edX platform. Following an integration of the Badgr software into our first release of badging functionality on the open edX platform, students will be able to earn badges upon completing a course and...

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We are pleased to announce that McKinsey Academy has selected the Open edX platform and edX’s distinctive technologies to help launch a new professional development offering. McKinsey Academy brings McKinsey’s renowned management expertise to a global audience of learners – providing distinctive and relevant learning experiences, driven by innovations in both technology and education. McKinsey Academy’s first offering on the Open edX platform is the...

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Today, we are thrilled to announce the edX Dashboard Challenge, a data-driven competition to design a Student Analytics Dashboard. The competition is hosted by Databits – an online community of coders, engineers, and data scientists who develop creative solutions through data visualization.As always, our mission is to provide learners from around the world with the access and tools they need to enhance their own education.For...

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