The Times Higher Education published on Thursday the results of their Latin America University Rankings 2017. This year, the Tecnológico de Monterrey climbed two positions in the ranking, placing itself in the 6th place of the list and consolidating as the number 1 university in Mexico.
With the aim of transforming Mexico into one of the world's leading educational players, TecLabs, the technology and innovation center of Tecnológico de Monterrey, organized the first meetup of the educational innovation community in the country, where it presented its EdTech Accelerator and the EdTech Mexico Manifesto
President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, announced the launch of SWAYAM, a platform which offers digital courses at school, college and university levels to deliver education to the remotest corners of the country.
A new paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research states that young men exhibit a large decline in working hours and calculate that innovation to gaming explains the increase in leisure time, but other experts say that the claims of the study are excessive.
A study finds evidence that greater implementation of Personalized Learning may provide positive effects. Researchers recommend the incorporation of flexibility into policies and to support schools and teachers with resources.
Despite their potential, young refugees are greatly disadvantaged in accessing university education: Only 1 percent of refugees attend university, compared to a global average of 34 percent. Today, Southern New Hampshire University is paving the way as one of the first American institutions to grant online degrees to students living in refugee camps.