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WHAT'S NEXT?: Education will increasingly be online, just-in-time and competence-based. VR will become more mainstream in education technology. The vision of easily accessible learning will be enormously powerful and widespread in a few years. The global artificial intelligence market in the education sector will grow exponentially and post an impressive CAGR of over 39% by 2020.

  • [New] With 235 million students enrolled in higher education worldwide, a number that has more than doubled in the past two decades and will likely double again over the coming decade, expanding access to higher education while ensuring provision is of good quality will be a key focus. University World News
  • [New] Private Sector Initiatives: Leading American companies have announced new initiatives to increase opportunities for education, training, and upskilling in Southeast Asia. The White House
  • [New] Australia must introduce a coherent strategy to develop education and training programs along with career incentives to deliver the highly skilled and knowledgeable workforce we need to seize and grow the opportunities offered by a strong science base. The Conversation
  • [New] The budget of the education and health sectors in the 2022/23 budget will be increased by EGP 310 billion, and that subsidied bread and basic food commodities which go to 71 million Egyptian citizens will reach a new record of EGP 90 billion. Ahram Online
  • [New] Canadian Young Farmers' Forum will receive up to $195,168 over two years to build industry capacity and provide training and education to young farmers across Canada. Yahoo Finance
  • [New] As applications are opening for the 2022-23 academic year, various universities are offering full or partial tuition fee waivers to incoming Ukrainian students who wish to continue their education or enrol in a programme. Study International Staff
  • [New] By 2026, one-fourth of people will spend at least one hour a day in the metaverse for work, shopping, education, social, and entertainment. Shopify Plus
  • [New] Many families affected by a long history of racist education policies like Proposition 227, which banned bilingual education in California for two decades, may fear that placing their child in a bilingual classroom will limit their child's English development and their access to a quality education. EdSource
  • [New] Higher Education revenues fell 5% due to predicted declines in US higher education, indicating a continuous decline in enrolments and courses per enrolment for the academic year 2021/22. UK Investor Magazine
  • [New] African leaders could ask their Russian counterparts for more training and education opportunities for their countries' hardworking doctors, nurses, and medical students. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • In less than 12 months, Syria Relief have gone from running 306 schools to 24 and it could be zero by the end of year, leaving over 100,000 children out of education. Middle East Eye
  • In the 21st century, with technological advances, and an increased understanding of the importance of inclusion, it would be easy to imagine that there is a welcoming environment in higher education for deaf young people. British Science Association
  • In the short term, UNICEF is working with 145,000 schools in India on programs to share information about ways to stay safe while learning, and helping northern states to create heat action plans, which help schools determine risk levels at different temperatures. Time
  • South Korea will prepare a new bill to protect the basic rights of children by recognizing them as individuals who exercise their rights, not just subjects of protection or education. the korea herald
  • Six countries have entered into a partnership with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to increase education and professional development opportunities for students and aspiring professionals in international and national nuclear law. World Nuclear News
  • A new committee in Oklahoma devoted to free speech will soon oversee the state of campus discourse at public institutions of higher education. Inside Higher Ed
  • For more than 76 million students enrolled in schools throughout the U.S., education extends beyond learning - it represents employment opportunities, financial stability, and economic independence. Intelligent
  • Cloud, the Telos community will have the opportunity to learn about the first-ever government-funded crypto project in Germany and monetize the unused power of several networks, such as their cellphones and computers. The Telos Network Blog
  • UGC and AICTE last month warned Indian students against enrolling in higher education in China. University World News
  • Federal and state departments of education have stressed the importance of improving STEM education, and grants from both governmental and non-governmental sources are expected to support the demand for K-12 scientific instructional materials in the coming years. MarketResearch
  • The Covid-19 pandemic created a worldwide disruption that can be used to measure the effect of school closures on learning. PLACE

Last updated: 18 May 2022