Education

Are we dumb? Financial illiterates ‘twice as likely to own crypto’

A report from Canada’s central bank shows that while most Canadians are knowledgeable about basic finance and Bitcoin, few actually hold any crypto assets. According to the results of Bank of Canada’s 2019 Cash Alternative Survey published in August 2020, financial literacy is positively associated with the awareness of cryptocurrencies but negatively associated with ownership. …

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Schools already struggled with cybersecurity. Then came COVID-19

Enlarge / “School” is probably going to look something like this for a whole lot of families in the coming weeks. Rafael Ben-Ari | Getty Images This time last year, Jaggar Henry was enjoying the summer like so many other teens. The 17-year-old had a job, was hanging out with friends on the weekends, and …

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The Future of Peer-to-Peer Online Learning Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is transforming the education sector as much as it is transforming various important aspects of our lives. The majority of teaching and learning has been transferred to digital platforms as many cities remain in quarantine or begin to ease lockdown restrictions. But the education sector will never be the same again. What …

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Tech Mahindra Inks Education Deal to Develop India’s Blockchain Talent

Tech Mahindra, the IT subsidiary of Mahindra Group, is to work with local edutech firm Idealabs to develop blockchain talent within India. The two firms will begin offering curated professional certification courses on blockchain, including live online classes and sessions with experts from the industry in the effort to boost the skills of both tech …

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Indian IT Giant Tech Mahindra to Offer Blockchain Certification Courses

Leading Indian technology company Tech Mahindra has partnered with edtech startup Idealabs to offer blockchain certification courses. The certification course will be offered as a combination of live online and in-person, on-campus classes. Students enrolling for the course will learn about blockchain foundations, Ethereum, smart contracts, decentralized apps and Hyperledger Fabric, among other topics. The …

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Canadian University Adds Two Blockchain Programs to Meet Job Demands

Canada’s York University School of Continuing Studies today announced two new university-level continuing blockchain programs — the part-time Certificate in Blockchain Development and the full-time Post-Graduate Certificate in Back-End and Blockchain Development. The university said their new courses aim to meet the rising demand for blockchain developer roles in Canada, especially in the Greater Toronto …

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Apple updates Schoolwork app to help teachers manage classrooms from afar

Sponsored Links Apple Apple has updated its collaborative education app with new features that will make it easier for students and teachers to participate in classroom activities remotely. The company’s Schoolwork app has been given a significant makeover with updates that make it easier for teachers to manage assignments from afar. The app’s navigation has …

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Texas Instruments makes it harder to run programs on its calculators

Sponsored Links Texas Instruments Texas Instruments’ graphing calculators have a reputation as hobbyist devices given their program support, but they just lost some of their appeal. Cemetech has learned (via Linus Tech Tips) that Texas Instruments is pulling support for assembly- and C-based programs on the TI-84 Plus CE and its French counterpart, the TI-83 …

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Surveying the Carnage: Movies, Sports and Education in Crisis

As the COVID-19 crisis grows, some industries will recover quickly, but some won’t recover at all. In this episode we help you understand which is which. This is the second in a series of episodes on how the economic crisis is challenging and transforming different industries. NLW looks at: Disclosure Read More The leader in …

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