Pune-based MIT Group of Institutions announced the launch of its edtech accelerator program EDUGILD. The accelerator will invest Rs 1,500,000 ($22,300) in return for equity.
Language learning startup Duolingo and Uber announced a partnership, certifying drivers in Columbia in English. UberENGLISH will give users of the service the option to choose a certified English speaking driver.
EnglishCentral, a video learning provider in the ESL space, acquired Japanese English tutoring company Langrich.
Through the acquisition EnglishCentral will add live tutoring to its library of 10.000 video lessons and 50 online courses. The company claims to have over 100.000 paying users in over 100 countries.
Cengage Learning partnered with Chegg to directly integrate Chegg Tutors into its digital calculus materials.
Through the partnership students will get direct access to live online sessions from qualified tutors.