Most HigherEd CIOS think the digital transformation will change the sector’s business model

According to Gartner's report 2018 CIO Agenda: Higher Education Industry Insights, 59% of higher education CIOs think there will be a significant business model change due to the digital transformation process. The firm states that CIOs recognize that the top priorities are enrollment and student success, but they are failing to innovate and implement new technologies.

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Meet the 5 finalists competing for the $15M XPRIZE Global Learning Challenge

XPRIZE has announced the 5 finalists competing for the $15 million Global Learning challenge, which seeks solutions that “will enable children in developing countries to teach themselves basic reading, writing and arithmetic within 15 months.”

Photo: Swathi Sridharan (ICRISAT)

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New study highlights the benefits and challenges of education technology

The advances in education technology offer the potential to expand the access to quality education, facilitate communication, and bring opportunities to more people, but they also pose challenges because the speed and scale with which ed-tech innovations are being implemented may aggravate existing inequalities.

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