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Universities expecting disruption by 2030

Navitas Ventures – the innovation arm of global higher education provider Navitas – has been pondering digital transformation in higher education. After realising universities, students and edtech venture founders were too, it solicited their views on the matter. “We wanted to ...

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Start-ups selected for EduGrowth accelerator

Start-ups are eyeing education as the industry to make money from, and the EduGrowth accelerator has announced the first five companies it will be helping do just that. The start-ups selected are: PrevYou – an online school for tertiary students ...

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Unis should outsource software: TechnologyOne

Universities shouldn’t set up their own software systems, as they’re better off outsourcing them – a software company executive has advised. Matt Arnott, TechnologyOne’s general manager for education, said he’s seen many universities try to set up their own software systems ...

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Don’t worry about drop-out rates: Craven

Despite data showing first-year undergraduate student drop-out rates have hit their highest point in eight years, the Australian Catholic University vice-chancellor has sidestepped concerns about these figures, saying data-driven learning analytics can handle it. Professor Greg Craven told a policy forum yesterday that ...

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