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Scientists found the best music for taking exams
In Spain, there is going to be a national student strike against distance learning
UNICEF report: more than a third of children worldwide couldn’t switch to distance learning

UNICEF report: more than a third of children worldwide couldn’t switch to distance learning

About 463 million children were unable to continue their education online while their schools were closed due to the pandemic.

During the pandemic, the EdTech market attracted record investments

During the pandemic, the EdTech market attracted record investments

According to Trends, during the pandemic, investor interest in EdTech startups has skyrocketed.

According to Uecoop research, many Italian schoolchildren don’t have the means to study online

According to Uecoop research, many Italian schoolchildren don’t have the means to study online

In Italy, about 25% of households have no broadband internet access. This conclusion is based on data from a study by Uecoop, published on September 1.


The era of those who value comfort. Global trends change the approach to education

We live in an era of rapid technological change, high competition in the market, and an abundance of entertainment for any taste.

Top 5 current trends in education

The traditional education system today is going through an active transformation.

Forbes Education: Interview With Mila Semeshkina, the Founder and CEO of Lectera 

The international online education platform Lectera officially launched on June 18, 2020, when COVID-19 kept the world on a tight leash.

Coursera publishes a study of the skill level of experts from different countries

The education platform has analysed data from all of its courses over the past 12 months.

American students demand to lower tuition fees if the distance learning continues

Some universities agree with the requirements of their students, while most schools are not going to lower their tuition fees.

In the UK, there were massive protests of graduating high school students who disagree with unfairly low grades

The reason for the peaceful marches was a special algorithm that universities applied to downgrade scores of common school graduates and raised scores for students from private schools. As a result, about 40% of the applicants had their scores reduced.

Lectera is one of the 100 most innovative education technology companies!

HolonIQ has analyzed the work of about a thousand innovative education technology companies in CIS countries and the educational platform Lectera was in the top 100, even though our project was launched only three months ago! 

COVID-19 Drives the Growth of Innovative Education Companies

Despite the daily flurry of negative news about struggle, loan defaults, destruction and bankruptcy of existing businesses  that COVID-19 has caused,  investors should also be conscious of the fact that COVID-19 has created far greater business opportunities as well.

Strada Education Network study of attitudes towards different educational formats 

A study by the Strada Education Network has shown how attitudes towards in-person, blended (hybrid) and online education differ.

Educational startup Minerva. Is the future already here? 

Minerva, a Silicon Valley startup, is successfully managing education amid the coronavirus pandemic.