Microsoft has announced that it's helping to expand the TEALS computer science program in more U.S. and Mexican schools. It also said TEALS has been translated to Spanish for the first time.
Nokia has been working with partners in Kenya to bring internet connectivity to rural and underserved communities in the African country. The government wants all schools online by 2030.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation is working with the University of Cambridge to launch a research centre that will try to discover the best ways to teach computing and computer science to kids.
Amazon has awarded ten computer science and robotics teachers with a $30,000 prize for the work they have put in to educate underserved and underrepresented communities in their respective fields.
In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day, Microsoft has highlighted a few more education-focused features coming to its apps - including OneNote, and Edge - in time for back to school.
As part of the education-focused features being added to Microsoft's offerings, the firm announced new Whiteboard features such as support for rich content, better Teams integration, and more.
The new partnership focuses on bringing further opportunities for skilling in Azure, with three new specializations on offer. Scholarships for these specializations are provided as well.
Apple has announced $430 million in U.S. investments over the next five years. With this money, it hopes to create 20,000 new jobs, improve areas around the country, and invest in education.
Microsoft has announced its Classroom Pen 2. The latest iteration is more comfortable to use and is appropriate for people of all ages. A pack of 20 pens will cost schools $399.80 ($19.99 per pen).
Today, Dynabook is announcing a pair of new Windows 10 laptops for students. Using Intel Celeron processors, they start at $289.99, but they're super light for that low price point.
If you've been looking for a good resource to get started with programming check out freeCodeCamp. The service offers a range of courses covering different aspects of programming, free of charge.
Google's legacy G Suite for Education will now be called Workspace for Education after it rebranded its suite of office apps to Workspace last year. The new suite has four tiers instead of two.
Google announced a bunch of features coming to Meet aimed at education customers, including new meeting management features such as mute all, improved performance on Chromebooks, more.
Google has introduced new features for Chrome OS such as a native screen recorder and a few accessibility improvements. The search giant is also launching 40 new Chrome OS devices this year.
Google has launched a learning gateway for its Arts & Culture content to help educators use the material to teach children that are currently learning online due to lockdown restrictions.
Google has released a new curriculum that educators can leverage to teach their students how to write Android apps using Kotlin. Google recommends that instructors have some programming knowledge.
The supermarket Asda is going to supply 7,000 Dell laptops to schools around the country to help disadvantaged kids get online to access education at home. Vodafone will provide mobile internet.
Vodafone has said that it will not be zero-rating BBC's education website Bitesize. It said technical hurdles meant it couldn't zero-rate the site and it wants to uphold net neutrality.
Three is offering disadvantaged school children free unlimited data upgrades to help them engage in remote learning. The data is being provided in partnership with the UK Department for Education.
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Staffordshire University has revealed a partnership with TeamSpeak, a popular VOIP communication system used in gaming events. The deal will give its students exclusive access to the software.
A new report from Microsoft has found that the U.K. is failing to train enough people in the field of artificial intelligence which will see the country fall behind in the coming years.
Minecraft: Education Edition is now available on Chromebooks as a part of Microsoft's efforts to help educators and students transition to remote learning amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Microsoft has detailed some of the upcoming features for Teams for education users, including the new Together Mode, Dynamic View, which will be rolled out through the end of the year.
NVIDIA has partnered with University of Florida to build the fastest AI supercomputer in academia. The project would help UF become a leading AI university and advance academic research.
Apple is throwing in free AirPods when students and educators buy a MacBook Air or iPad during this year's back-to-school discounts. There is an option to upgrade to AirPods Pro for an extra $90.
Google has launched Grow with Google OnAir, an online version of a similarly named offline program it has been running since 2017. The offering helps people learn new digital skills for free.
Google has rolled out a speech-based app that's built to help kids improve their reading skills. It uses Google's text-to-speech and speech recognition technology to provide feedback to users.
The COVID-19 lockdown in the UK has brought the issue of digital poverty to the forefront. Many families in the country do not have access to a suitable computer or internet connection for education.
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Many of Minecraft's education-centric worlds will be available for free in the Marketplace through a new 'Education' category. The offer to download these worlds will stand through June 30.
After a year or so in the beta phase, Google's search engine for datasets is now out of the beta phase. It also brings with it noteworthy changes and additions to improve the search results.
Under the program, 100 students belonging to underserved communities will receive $40,000 to pursue computer science at college together with a guaranteed internship placement at Amazon.
Microsoft has launched a new learning path in the Learn platform for its AI Business School course. This will specifically be focused on enhancement of learning environments through the use of AI.
Microsoft has released the first episode of its new podcast series centered around the impact of AI in the field of education. Members of the tech giant's Australian team will be hosting it.
Various learning paths and e-learning modules for Business Central are now available on Learn. This move comes as a partnership between the Business Central team and Microsoft e-learning specialists.
As part of the G Suite, Google Assignments amalgamates Google Search, Drive, and Docs to help instructors and students alike organize and generate helpful originality reports for their coursework.
Microsoft is introducing plenty of new changes to Assignments in its Teams service, bringing what is essentially a complete redesign, along with a bunch of additional updates like Immersive Reader.
In partnership with Brilliant.org, Microsoft has announced the release of a new course named "Quantum Computing". It is aimed at helping students learn quantum computing and programming in Q#.