IBM has entered into a five-year agreement with Pearson India for its program to offer e-learning solutions to more than 22,000 classrooms across India
National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) has launched a new e-learning course in association with IIT and IISc.
E-Learning company iProf Learning Solutions India, has raised Rs 55 crore ($9 million) in Series B funding, in a round led by Daily Mail Group Information (DMGI) on behalf of its education subsidiary, Hobsons.
Apple’s iBooks Textbooks and iTunes U Course Manager are apparently now available in India,
Update: WizIQ has written to us clarifying that Authorgen is no longer a subsidiary of Educomp since Kaizen and Bertelsmann’s investment in the company, this January. Educomp Solutions Ltd subsidiary, Authorgen operated online education platform, WizIQ has released the latest version of its mobile apps on iOS and Android
Online photography service Flatpebble has raised an undisclosed amount of investment from a series of angel investors. The company has told NextBigWhat that the investment was under Rs 1 crore, with participation from investors like Raghu Bathina and Lax Gopisetty of Hyderabad Angels, Apere CEO Ram Jayam and Sitaram Banda.
Applect Learning Systems, which runs the e-learning site MeritNation, has raised Rs 10 crore investment from Info Edge (India), according to a BSE filing.
Education company, InOpen has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from Benesse Holdings, an investment fund owned by a Japanese education major, Benesse Corporation for a minority stake in the company.
Creative Commons (CC), a nonprofit organisation that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools, has relaunched its India chapter. The license provides a simple, standardised way to give the public, permission to share and use your creative work — on conditions you set and was originally launched here in 2007.
Mountain View, California-based online education company Coursera has announced Coursera Learning Hubs, an initiative that will offer people physical spaces where they can access its Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for free. In India, Coursera has tied up Lady Sri Ram College (New Delhi), Learning Links Foundation (has offices in 10 Indian cities) and Bluebells Schools…
Sequoia Capital backed education portal Minglebox has introduced a Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) section which intends to aggregate information on all the MOOC providers across the globe onto a single platform.
Jaaga, a Bangalore-based collective for artists and techies is launching Jaaga Study, a one-year course on computer programming, which uses Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC) from various sources online to conduct classes offline. Jaaga Study relies on sources such as CodeAcademy, TeamTreeHouse, CodeSchool, Udacity, Stanford, Harvard and MIT, and this could well be a template for schools and colleges…