Open edX & Learning Platforms | April 2021: edX Inc, Coursera’s Whopping Valuation, Instructure, Udacity, Degreed, SAP…

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APRIL 2021 – NEWSLETTER #35  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español



• The 2021 Open edX Conference Will Be a Virtual Half-Day Event on May 27

• edX Designs with RIT a New Credit Pathway to Complete Masters-Level Degrees in Science

• Adam Medros Leaves edX; Anant Agarwal Remains as Unique CEO



• Coursera’s CEO Says that Its Valuation Won’t Drop After the Pandemic Winds Down

• Coursera Rallies 36% on Its Debut, Giving the Company a Whopping Valuation of $5.8 Billion

• Aims for a Valuation of Over $4 Billion on its IPO



• Instructure Launches a Tool that Assesses Students’ Learning Loss During the Pandemic

• Udacity Launches its School of Cybersecurity to Address Market’s Demand


Learning Platforms

• Degreed Reaches a Valuation of $1.4 Billion After Raising $153 Million

• The OpenSAP Micro-Learning Free Platform Reaches Five Million Enrollments


2021 Events | All of the Key Conferences Listed!

• Education Calendar  –  APRILMAYJUNEJULY-DECEMBER  |  Conferences in Latin America & Spain


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