Stevens Initiative analyses virtual exchange during Covid-19

Carried out by the Stevens Initiative, the survey found that the pandemic created a “significant window of opportunity” for online learning, and in particular for virtual exchange. Of 173 organisations responding to the impact of Covid-19, 119 reported that they had...

Virtual Reality a “positive impact” on the hybrid model of learning

The two organisations partnered to conduct a research project aiming at a “qualitative study” on the challenges and benefits of using VR in a hybrid learning model. As the pandemic forced the language education industry to rapidly “overcome a huge hurdle”, VR was one...

Libereka and Virtual Internships partner for “job-ready” program

Libereka, the world’s first common application system and student recruitment platform on the blockchain, and Virtual Internships, one of Jisc and Emerge Education’s “top 20 edtech startups”, want to break the recent turmoil and lead a “successful translation of...

Virtual reality set to move from gaming to education

This is the view of Quinn Taber, CEO of Immerse, a VR language learning company which has seen early success in particular tech-eager countries such as Japan and is now bringing ELT in VR to the world. Taber, speaking at a PIE Chat Live, explained that Zuckerberg has...

Virtual Internships raises $2.5m in funding

Virtual Internships offers global work experience programs across 18 career fields and seeks to help young people “kick-start” their career and prepare for the future of work in a digital, borderless world.  “Digitalisation has completely accelerated the way we work...