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These Skills Are In High Demand For Freelancers

The freelance marketplace Upwork just released its latest skills index which tracks the fastest growing skills based on freelancer billings year over year. This is a great resource for anyone looking to grow their own skillset to ensure that they have what it takes to succeed in the ever changing workplace of today. We were especially excited to see that several of the skills identified...

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15 Aug 2019
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Updates To Our Platform: Achieving Long-Term Sustainability

Earlier this year, we shared that we were going to be experimenting with various approaches to support a sustainable long-term business model for edX. I encourage you to re-visit the blog we posted about this for more background on our decision. In order to continue to drive forward our mission of providing affordable access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere, we need to have a...

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17 Dec 2018
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EdX Welcomes Hamad Bin Khalifa University

We are honored to announce that the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a Qatar Foundation institution that specializes in higher education, has joined the global community of edX partners. HBKU is committed to delivering a truly global educational experience that breaks down academic silos. Through its various strategic partnerships, HBKU aims to make quality academic research programs and courses accessible to students in Qatar and...

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20 Nov 2018
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Global Forum 2018: Welcome to Boston, edX partners from all over the world!

We are thrilled to kick off the 2018 edX Global Forum, an event that brings together the entire edX community to explore the future of education. This year, edX partners from all over the globe are coming together in edX’s hometown, Boston, Massachusetts. The Global Forum is an incredible moment for edX partners to convene to exchange ideas and views on how we can continue...

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15 Nov 2018
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edX Welcomes Indiana University

We are honored to announce that Indiana University (IU), a university dedicated to delivering world-class research and higher learning, has joined edX. Founded in 1820, IU now enrolls over 110,000 students from around the globe and offers more than 500 academic programs, including top 10 programs in business, public affairs, health sciences, information systems, education, and the arts. We are thrilled to share that our...

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24 Oct 2018
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Exciting News from edX and the University of Edinburgh: Delivering MicroMasters program offerings and upcoming Master’s degree offerings

We are pleased to share exciting news regarding the expansion of our partnership with the University of Edinburgh. Since we first welcomed the University of Edinburgh to the edX partner network almost two years ago today, we have been honored to work together to bring edX learners across the globe access to high-quality courses from the University of Edinburgh, in subjects that range from climate...

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15 Oct 2018
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Fully Online, Top-Ranked Master’s Degrees Now Available on edX

Today we are proud to announce that edX launched nine new Master’s degree programs. These online programs offer high-quality master’s education in a flexible way and at disruptive price points, in subjects that address today’s global skills gap. This new offering marks an important milestone for us, as we continue to reimagine education through innovative, stackable credentials that address the needs of today’s changing global...

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10 Oct 2018
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Congratulations to the 2018 edX Prize Finalists!

I am thrilled to announce the 10 finalists for the third annual edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning! The edX Prize celebrates the contributions and innovations of MOOC teachers in the edX community, and amplifies the powerful role that MOOCs play in the transformation of education today. Last year, in Whistler at the edX Global Forum hosted by the University of British...

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10 Sep 2018
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Protecting your data and privacy

Since we first started in 2012 as a mission-driven nonprofit dedicated to improving access to high quality education and supporting academic research, edX has been committed to learner data privacy. We have always strived to be transparent with you, our learners, about the lifecycle of data on edX. Today, we’re sharing that the Privacy Policy for the edX website has been updated to help ensure...

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18 May 2018
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Furthering the edX Mission, Forging a Future Path

In 2012, edX was founded as a non-profit with the mission to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere. During the past six years we’ve built a community of 16 million learners, who have taken high-quality edX courses offered by more than 130 global academic and corporate partners. We have also built a community of another 18 million learners, who have taken courses through...

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03 May 2018

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