India’s Education Tech Giant Struggles With Math

CFO News Room

The Indian education-technology company finally released audited financial statements for the financial year ended in March 2021 on Wednesday, after an 18-month delay. Private-equity and venture-capital investors in Byju’s, India’s most valuable startup, caught a break this week—the company isn’t listed yet. If it had been, gyrating markets seem very likely to have caused some serious vertigo.

Math 100

Medical Education Goes Woke – WSJ

CFO News Room

The woke domination of American higher education can seem tragically comic when it’s confined to the English department. Read and wince at how woke politics is about to infect medical education. It also has influence with the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the national accreditor that sets med-school standards. Practicing physicians who work at teaching hospitals may also soon be required to undergo this form of, well, political re-education.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Reimagining education in MENAP

McKinsey

Stakeholders can consider a range of bold initiatives to transform education and create new opportunities for youth in the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan. Insights on Education Education Africa Middle East

Education Embarrassment in Virginia – WSJ

CFO News Room

A new report by the state Department of Education lays out the academic decline—fueled by state policy—that the Governor will have to reverse to fulfill his education mandate. From 2017 to 2019, reading proficiency measured by the National Assessment of Educational Progress fell five percentage points for 4th graders and four points for 8th graders. New Gov.

Oakeshott’s Countercultural Education | AIER

CFO News Room

Martyn Thompson has observed correctly that nearly everything Oakeshott wrote had something to do with education, or at least implied a certain vision of it. Those of us who are involved in liberal education are often put on the defensive by adversaries.

The Justices Give Education a Prayer

CFO News Room

In a pair of decisions in the past week, the Supreme Court took a major step forward in both education and religious liberty by ruling that states can’t discriminate against religion in education in the name of erecting a wall of separation between church and state. They come at an opportune time, providing support to parents who are dissatisfied with the conventional education system, which failed their kids during the pandemic.

How Education and Training Affect the Economy

CFO News Room

How does a nation’s education system relate to its economic performance? Understanding how education and training interact with the economy can help explain why some workers, businesses, and economies flourish while others falter. How Education And Training Affect The Economy.

What Kind of Education do Lotteries Fund?

CFO News Room

State-run lotteries were marketed to the public as a means to fund “educational opportunities” via supplemental revenue for public education. Lottery-funded education is a self-defeating prospect – or it would be, if it worked.

Reimagining higher education in MENAP

McKinsey

Stakeholders can consider a range of bold initiatives to transform higher education and create new opportunities for students in the Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan. Insights on Education Education Public & Social Sector Digital

How technology is shaping learning in higher education

McKinsey

Insights on Education Education High Tech & Internet DigitalNew McKinsey research shows that students and faculty are eager to continue using new classroom learning technologies adopted during the pandemic, but institutions could do more to support the shift.

Demand for online education is growing. Are providers ready?

McKinsey

Growing competition in online education suggests providers may need to take bold action. Insights on Education Education North and Central AmericaFive strategic moves could help them compete and grow while meeting the needs of learners.

Higher Education is Complicit in the Politicization of Science

CFO News Room

Facts are what science and education are supposed to be about, and reporting on them is the essence of academic freedom. They were pandered to, conciliated—not educated. Reprinted from the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.

What Are Philosophers of Education Even Talking About?

CFO News Room

I myself favor Locke and Aristotle, deviate from Dewey, and detest Rousseau, but there’s little doubt that these debates and ideas had something to contribute to everyday education policy and practice. . Now, however, philosophers of education might as well be speaking in tongues.

No History of Education Vouchers Is Complete without Thomas Paine

CFO News Room

Indeed, Friedman’s landmark 1955 work, “ The Role of Government in Education ,” certainly helped shape and solidify vouchers as a modern education policy tool. Nobody really seems to understand where school choice comes from.

The Value of an Education at an HBCU

CFO News Room

HBCUs (short for historically Black colleges and universities) were first established in the mid-19th century with a very narrow goal—to provide advanced education to African American students who were, at the time, barred from entry into most existing universities and colleges.

Using machine learning to improve student success in higher education

McKinsey

Insights on Education EducationDeploying machine learning and advanced analytics thoughtfully and to their full potential may support improvements in student access, success, and the overall student experience.

Student-Loan Forgiveness Will Cover Non-Education Purchases, Say…

CFO News Room

But the critics of student-loan forgiveness have overlooked how student-loan forgiveness can effectively morph into forgiveness of other non-education purchases, say, cars, trips, and home remodels (and a multitude of other goods).

Racial and ethnic equity in US higher education

McKinsey

Insights on Education Education Public & Social Sector United States DiversityInstitutions have the potential to use their roles in teaching and learning, research scholarship and creative expression, and service to the community to collectively work toward greater equity.

The Value of an Education at an HBCU

CFO News Room

HBCUs (short for historically Black colleges and universities) were first established in the mid-19th century with a very narrow goal—to provide advanced education to African American students who were, at the time, barred from entry into most existing universities and colleges. .

Racial and ethnic equity in US higher education: Students and faculty

McKinsey

Insights on Education Education United StatesMost non-profit institutions have significant progress to make to reach their stated goals of representational parity.

How Government Meddling Ruined Higher Education, Part 2

CFO News Room

President Reagan’s education secretary, William Bennett, explained in 1987 that the rapid cost increases were due to the availability of federal student aid money, but Congress just kept on increasing the amount of aid available because it was supposedly imperative to “keep college affordable.”

6 High-Paying Jobs With Low Education Requirements

CFO News Room

If you’re ready to start your career or make a change from your current job, and you don’t want to spend a lot of time and money on school, there are jobs you can get with a high-school education, plus some additional specialized training.

Education Help for Active-Duty Military and Reservists

CFO News Room

If you’re an active-duty member of the military or a reservist, you may be eligible for educational assistance. Retired service members are not eligible for the tuition assistance program, but they are eligible for a variety of educational benefits administered by the U.S.

A Teacher Triumphs Over the Woke Educational Establishment

CFO News Room

public education, thanks to one tough teacher who refused to accept the poisonous ideology now enforced in so many classrooms. Bessinger’s brave and lonely battle against the destructive ideology embraced by the educational establishment and noted : Source link. At last some good news from U.S.

Racial and ethnic equity in US higher education: Completion rates

McKinsey

Supporting students from underrepresented populations can help accelerate progress toward racial and ethnic equity in US higher education. Insights on Education Education United States

Digital Onboarding Comes To Higher Education

PYMNTS

Higher education is not immune from pandenomics, and is undergoing its own reset as institutions of higher learning synthesize new market conditions. It’s forcing educational institutions to radically rethink the process end-to-end.

Advancing Retail And Education With Digital Technology 

PYMNTS

And in education, Google and Apple are facilitating students’ return to class with the help of technology. 140M: Number of students and teachers using G Suite for Education to stay connected during the pandemic.

Cloud move: Indonesian education group to deploy Workday applications

Future CFO

Indonesia-based private education provider BINA NUSANTARA (BINUS) Group will deploy Workday’s suite of enterprise cloud applications for financial and human capital management, said Workday recently.

Land, labour and education key to support India’s economic growth as Ukraine war lingers: IMF

CFO News Room

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said India needs to strengthen its labour, land and education sector, with a focus on improving participation of women in the labour force, if it wants to improve its growth potential.

SPACs managers must educate targets to avoid accounting risks

Private Funds CFO

EisnerAmper managing director Angela Veal highlights the biggest potential accounting mistakes in executing de-SPAC transactions. News & Analysis accounting

Flywire Unveils Revamped Education Payments Platform

PYMNTS

Flywire on Thursday unveiled a series of changes to its education payments platform that the firm said will give students and universities greater financial flexibility amid the multiple uncertainties caused by the pandemic and the economic downturn it has triggered.

Flywire Teams With Brazilian Education And Travel Group

PYMNTS

Vertical payments firm Flywire has partnered with BELTA, the Brazilian Educational & Language Travel Association, in a move that grows the availability of its cross-border payment services for students from Brazil who are studying in other countries.

Higher Education Eyes Freezing Tuition

PYMNTS

It isn’t alone — Delaware Valley University in Pennsylvania, Kansas City University and Central Michigan University are also considering similarly unchanged rates in order to offer an olive branch to students and families struggling due to the virus and the costly rates of higher education.

Educational Toy Company Pivots Into Content

PYMNTS

The firm’s mix of high-touch learning and educational materials and toys, which target kids ranging from toddlers through pre-school age, has won a solid following among teachers, homeschoolers and parents for 35 years.

Education Platform Nerdy To Go Public By Merging With SPAC

PYMNTS

Education gig economy platform Nerdy Inc. As previously noted in this space, digital education platforms are attractive to subject matter experts seeking to monetize their knowledge in addition to students who want to learn from professionals.