Tag Archives: higher education

Leada EdTech Startup Profile EDUKWEST

Leada – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: Leada
Website: www.teamleada.com
Headquarters: Mountain View, USA
Vertical: Coding, Higher Education
Tech: Web App

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Degreed EdTech Startup Profile EDUKWEST

Degreed – EdTech Startup Profile

Name: Degreed
Website: www.degreed.com
Headquarters: San Francisco, USA
Vertical: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
Tech: Web App

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Damian Ewens Achievery Meet Education Project EDUKWEST

MEP #044 with Damian Ewens, Co-Founder and CEO of Achievery

In this episode of MEP, the co-founder and CEO of Achievery, Damian Ewens, joins the program to chat about badging, micro credentialing and skills-based education. Don’t miss it!

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Op-Ed Liberal Arts Degree EDUKWEST

The Second Life of the Liberal Arts Degree

The modern economy has no real respect for degrees—other than demanding at least a Bachelors for every position and from every applicant.

Higher education in America has become confused with trade school: everything from four-year computer science degrees to Masters-level management schools are concerned with occupational education. They are advertised as the necessary link between academic life and employment: high schoolers take jobs; college graduates enter careers.

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MEP 035 Burck Smith StraighterLine Meet Education Project

MEP #035 with Burck Smith, CEO & Founder of StraighterLine

On this episode of MEP, CEO & Founder of Straighterline, Burck Smith, joins me to chat about self paced learning, educational policy, and where he sees the future of education moving.  DO NOT miss this!

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