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What an amazing year 2015 has been for edX and for our learners! We celebrated our 3rd birthday, launched groundbreaking educational programs and partnerships where edX learners can earn university credit, reached 5 million learners, welcomed new partners and continued in our mission to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere. Read on for some of our 2015 highlights and join us as we celebrate this past year! Along...

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Hour of Code at edX Yesterday, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code, we hosted a special #CSEdWeekMA event with Mass TLC Ed Foundation. We welcomed Massachusetts teachers, students and technologists to our edX offices in Cambridge to discuss the future of education and explore edX CS courses and the edX High School initiative. Cambridge Vice Mayor Dennis Benzan kicked off...

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After taking an online programming course through MITx, Canadian farmer Matt Reimer develops a driverless tractor app to accelerate harvesting. This story originally ran on MIT News on December 1, 2015 from the Office of Digital Learning. Like most business owners, farmers are always seeking an edge to improve efficiency, productivity, and profitability. For grain producer Matt Reimer, the search for that edge drove him...

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Posted in: Learner News

Our Nonprofit Status is Core to Our Mission High-quality education, engaging courses, diverse learners, prestigious institutions – edX is made up of many distinctive features and inspiring teachers and learners. And, there is one quality that is fundamental to the edX mission and helps guide all that we do – edX is a nonprofit. Since our founding by Harvard and MIT in 2012, our nonprofit...

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Enhance your Spanish Speaking Skills Looking to learn a new language or perfect your Spanish pronunciation? Universitat Politècnica de Valencia (UPV) in Spain has the Spanish-language course for you! With over 400 million people worldwide using Spanish as their primary means of communication, learning key Spanish expressions will not only benefit and enhance your travels to Spanish-speaking countries, it can also help in daily life. This instructional video will guide you...

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JKCF | edX Scholarship Challenge
Posted in: Learner News / Learner Stories

Congratulations to the edX learners who were selected as Cooke Young Scholar. These stellar young scholars and edX learners completed an edX course, applied to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program and earned a scholarship. Join us in celebrating these inspiring young men and women  whose passion and commitment to learning has opened up amazing opportunities: Andres P. (Delray Beach, FL) Ellie C....

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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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