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Startup Digest Education - Issue #32

Hola! This week's digest includes interesting readings from non-usual suspects — an excellent example
Issue #32  •  November 26  •  view online
Startup Digest Education
Startup Digest Education
The latest news and information about startups and innovations in education.
Hola!
This week’s digest includes interesting readings from non-usual suspects — an excellent example of how education innovation can flourish everywhere. 
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Why Millions of Teens Can't Finish Their Homework - The Atlantic

[French] Is the French Edtech ecosystem really growing?

In poor countries technology can make big improvements to education

“A new October 2018 review of class-size research around the world finds at most small benefits to small classes when it comes to reading. In math, it found no benefits at all.
Andreas Schleicher, director of the education and skills unit at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, debunks the "myth” that “smaller classes always mean better results.” He points out that top-performing nations, such as Japan, South Korea and China, tend to have larger classes but spend more of their resources on giving their teachers time during the workday to produce good lessons or give students extra attention outside of class.“
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The emergence of EdTech in the UAE

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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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