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Startup Digest Education - Distracted Gen X, Online Ed, EdTech India, & China Innovation

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Issue #44  •  February 25  •  view online
Startup Digest Education
Startup Digest Education
The latest news and information about startups and innovations in education.
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How Can a Distracted Generation Learn Anything?

Higher Education Revamps Online Education in 2019 as Traditional Enrollment Declines

India’s US $20m investment to build US-India education links on its own turf

In 2014, anthropologist John Ziker released the results of a faculty time-use study, which found that the average professor spent 60 hours a week working, with 30% of that time dedicated to email and meetings. Reports hint that this allocation has only gotten worse over the past five years.
The knowledge economy is systematically undervaluing uninterrupted concentration and overvaluing the convenience and flexibility offered by new technologies.
Higher education can lead the way in turning back the tide of electronic chatter that threatens to overwhelm us. Do we have the will to protect what’s important against the pull of what’s easy?

How business-savvy scientists can find success in the risky start-up world

Understanding China’s Next Wave of Innovation

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Aurelio Jiménez Aurelio Jiménez - COO at Zapiens Technologies
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Hrvoje Morić Hrvoje Morić - Teacher, Podcaster
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Jemma Israyelyan Jemma Israyelyan - Director at CEED
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Diana Anthony Diana Anthony - Diana Anthony is the founder of Figure Eight Investments, a venture capital firm that invests in education
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Raphaëlle Houdot Raphaëlle Houdot - - 🇨🇦🇫🇷 COO at Voilà Learning (language learning disruption)
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Laura Truncellito Laura Truncellito - Laura is the founder and CEO of Language Scholars, LLC, a company which seeks to utilize cutting edge technology to enhance global learning and communication.
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