The parents of Australian children have ignored the pleadings of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Chief Medical Officer and increasingly withdrew their children from school over the past week. Even before the Victorian government announced it would end its first term early and the NSW Premier urged parents to keep their kids at home… Read more »
Auckland edutech startup Kami has raised $1.42 million (NZ$1.5 million) in funding led by Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital.
Melbourne education startup Maths Pathway, which has created an online learning system to help teachers better teach their students mathematics, has raised $2.1 million in a seed funding round led by Social Ventures Australia (SVA).
We sit down to chat with Cherie Diaz about her career path, the evolution of OpenLearning’s approach to education, and the growth of the company moving forward.
GO1, which has created an online platform through which individuals and organisations can find or create courses, has raised $10 million in a Series A round led by Seek, with participation from investors including Our Innovation Fund. Launched in 2014, Brisbane startup GO1 allows users to browse its marketplace of courses, covering everything from compliance… Read more »
Edutech startup OpenLearning raises $8.5 million Series A to further expansion across Southeast Asia
Australian edutech startup OpenLearning has raised $8.5 million in a Series A round led by Malaysian companies Prestariang Berhad and Paramount Corporation Berhad, with participation from a handful of local investors.
Having kicked off the round last year, the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures has led a $3.75 million Series A round for edutech startup Intersective.
Brigie is partnering with educational institutions to list their courses on the site for international students to search through and apply for.
General Assembly will operate as a separate division within the organisation, with founder and CEO Jake Schwartz to report to Adecco Group.
The University of New South Wales is doubling down on online learning, partnering with provider Keypath Education to launch a series of Master’s programs that will run solely online.
Prosper Education has developed RoyalABC, a ‘language learning ecosystem’ based on a Cambridge English curriculum that looks to teach children British English.
The transient nature of work in the industry, however, can mean that as staff come and go, businesses don’t have time to train employees. Looking to make it easier is Melbourne-founded Typsy, founded by Jonathan Plowright.
Brisbane startup Math Mate is working to help all kids engage with and enjoy learning maths through the development of gamification app Do Math Good.
A notable trend in the Australian EduTech space right now is an acute awareness around the need to proactively support particular niche groups.
Education has always been a strong contributor to the bottom line of the Australian economy as well as one of this countries greatest exports.