Adaptive learning platform Knewton announced a partnership with Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services.
Elsevier will implement Knewton’s API starting with courses for nursing and health professions students.
This week we saw Apollo Education’s entry into Africa through its acquisition of Milpark Education. Queen Rania Foundation and edX launched Edraak, the first MOOC platform in the Arab speaking world. With Curiosityville Houghton Mifflin Harcourt acquired its second startup within a week. Teachers pay Teachers raised venture capital from three well established funds and eduCanon managed to win two edu competitions which got them $115k in prize money.
All this and more on this week’s Ed News Ticker.
Adaptive learning platform Knewton announced a partnership with the Norwegian publisher Gyldendal. Gyldendal will use the Knewton API to create adaptive learning products for math students grades 1-7.
Founded in 1925, Gyldendal is Norway’s largest educational publisher. The company will use the Knewton API to create Smart Øving Powered by Knewton.
Since opening its London office in October 2013, Knewton has partnered with Sanoma Learning in Finland and Sebit in Turkey.
Full release after the break.
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Adaptive learning platform Knewton announced a partnership with Sanoma Learning, a leading European learning company.
Sanoma Learning, which is part of the Finnish consumer media company Sanoma, has education publishers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Poland, and Sweden.