Open edX & Learning Platforms Newsletter | December 2021 – January 2022: 2U, Docebo, Piazza, MIT Press, Skillsoft…

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JANUARY 2022 – NEWSLETTER #42  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español


2U + Open edX

• Three 2U Executives Will Be Part of the Technical Committee of Open edX

• The Open edX Organization Prepares the Launch of Maple, the 13th Version of the Platform

• The New Open edX Organization Sets a Technical Committee to Govern the Project

• The Former edX Discloses Its New Name: The Center for Reimagining Learning, Inc.


Open edX Platforms

• Latin American Learning Platform Griky Raises $5 Million

• Docebo and EdCast Announce an Integrated Learning Solution

• EdTech Esme Learning Acquires a Firm Founded by a Former edX Executive



• MIT Press Makes Its Spring 2022 Monograph List Openly Available

• Q&A Discussion Platform Piazza Launches New Training Program for Universities

• Google Upgrades Its Tool to Search and Add Citations on Documents


Learning Platforms

• Skillsoft Pays $525 Million for SaaS Learning Platform Codecademy

• Course Hero Achieves a Valuation of $3.6 Billion After Raising $380 Million

• An Outage at AWS Causes Errors and Slow-Loading Pages at Canvas LMS


2022 Events | All of the Key Conferences Listed!

• Education Calendar  – 2022 |  Conferences in Latin America & Spain


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