Liberals set to table 2023 budget. What will be in it? – National |

Canada’s federal budget includes plans to curb predatory lending, with proposals to amend the Criminal Code to reduce the legal amount of interest lenders are allowed to charge. Effective annual interest rates are capped at 60% under the code, as they have been since 1980. However, under some province exemptions, such as in the case of payday loans of […]

Chromebooks are popular with students — but Google wants teachers using them, too

Google has updated numerous education-focused services to help streamline teachers’ workflow and enhance student learning. Google Classroom’s Practice Sets tool, which creates and distributes interactive problem sets, will now offer interactive questions for YouTube videos, enabling students to be graded in real-time. This feature is expected to reduce the need to create video quizzes and […]

Summing up cost of buying an education franchise like Master Maths, The Math Machine, or Kumon | Business

South African educational franchises offering after-school or supplementary tutoring services have some of the lowest initial fees in the local franchise market but often charge ongoing royalties more than double those charged in other sectors. Most require little or no prior teaching experience, and businesses can buy into a brand, secure intellectual property and materials […]

Paper written using ChatGPT demonstrates opportunities and challenges of AI in academia

As the latest AI platform, ChatGPT is hailed as a promising tool for research and education but also poses potential challenges related to academic honesty and plagiarism. To address these, a study published in Innovations in Education and Teaching International, written with the involvement of academics from Plymouth Marjon University and the University of Plymouth, […]

The Algorithm PK, The Tech Academy, US team up to offer pathway to high-paying tech jobs in Pakistan

The Algorithm PK, an educational technology organization, has partnered with The Tech Academy, USA, to offer affordable coding bootcamps in Pakistan. The bootcamps are designed for beginners and will provide students with a comprehensive technology education covering coding languages and frameworks to project management and job placement training. The Tech Academy has trained thousands of […]

When universities partner with for-profit coding boot camps, students are often not protected and critics say the partnerships should be regulated

Unregulated college and boot camp partnerships that offer short-term tech boot camps are causing alarm bells to sound about their validity, as students are left with no assurances that their education meets certain standards, according to a report from the Student Borrower Protection Center seen by Hechinger Report. Staff at colleges simply add their name […]