We start in the episode with our block of K-12 stories. Alicia and Chris discuss whether teaching with the help of audio books actually makes sense from an educational point of view and what group of students might benefit most from such a teaching concept.
Bertelsmann, an international media company based in Germany, announced that it will raise a €30 million ($43 million) education technology fund in partnership with Brazilian investment company Bozano Investimentos.
Bertelsmann holds a 30% stake in the BR Education Ventures Fund, Bozano Investimentos serves as the fund’s manager. A first closing in the amount of nearly €20 million has already been completed.