Open edX & Learning Platforms Newsletter | January – April 2023: Axim Collaborative, 2U edX, Coursera, Canvas LMS, Top Hat…

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JANUARY – APRIL 2023 – NEWSLETTER #48  |  Breaking news at IBL News  |  Noticias en Español


Open edX 

• The Open edX Platform Reaches 4,5K Deployments, with 70K Courses, and 77M Users

• TCRIL Changes Its Name To Axim Collaborative and Names a CEO

• Open edX Released the Fifteenth Version of Its Software Platform

• Open edX Introduced Improvements to Its Maple and Nutmeg Releases


2U edX 

• 2U Sues U.S. Department of Education Over “New Regulation that Overreaches Its Authority”

• 2U  Secures New Capital and Refinances Its Debt

• Selected the Ten Top Educators and Courses in MOOCs According to the edX Platform


Learning Platforms

• Canvas LMS Expands Its Ecosystem by Acquiring LearnPlatform

• Course Hero Appoints New CEO; Co-Founder Becomes CEO of New Parent Company, Learneo

• Communication Skills Remain Vital, Says Coursera’s Job Skills Report

• Top Hat Acquired New York-based STEM Education Startup Aktiv Learning

• YouTube Will Launch a Feature Bringing Structured Learning Experiences into Its Channels


Higher Ed

• Many Private Colleges React to the Decline in Enrollment by Cutting Tuition in Half

• The SUNY System Saw a Huge Success with Its Two-Week Fee-Waiver Initiative

• NYU Will Invest $1 Billion Into Its Engineering School in Brooklyn, NY

• John King, Former Education Secretary Named SUNY’s 15th Chancellor


2023 Events | All of the Key Conferences Listed!

• GSV Venture Capital Firm Presents Its Selection of 150 Top Learning Start-Ups for 2023

• Education Calendar 2023  – APRIL | MAY | JUNE | Conferences in Latin America & Spain


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