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From the moment edX was created, increasing access to quality education has been at the core of our mission, along with research to improve learning and transforming the on-campus experience. We are thrilled to be part of the newly announced “MOOC Camps” developed by the US State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Students from around the world will be able to enroll in...

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Posted in: Learner News / Open edX

We were honored to host Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan at the edX offices in Cambridge, MA tonight to celebrate her foundation’s creation of a new Arabic-language MOOC portal, Edraak, built on the Open edX platform. Her Majesty witnessed the signing of the agreement by edx and Queen Rania Foundation CEO Haifa Dia Al-Attia. It is remarkable to see Her Majesty’s commitment...

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Posted in: Learner News

Last month marked the first anniversary of edX. The year has gone by so fast I find it hard to believe it has been an entire year until I sit back and consider all that we’ve accomplished together. edX was born  on May 2, 2012, when two great universities – Harvard and MIT – came together to launch edX. Our vision was to dramatically increase...

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