Global Scans · Quality Education · Weekly Summary

In September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.
Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

  • [New] The Ministry of Education and Culture will allocate 255 million euros to universities for piloting new practices in doctoral education in 2024-2027. University of Eastern Finland
  • [New] The U.S. Department of Education is expected to announce an increase in interest rates on federal student loans for the 2024-2025 academic year to approximately 6.5%, up from 5.5% the previous year. Empower
  • [New] Google will soon offer schools access to Gemini AI - specifically for educators and students over the age of 18 - and promises not to use their data for AI model training or share it with anyone. The Verge
  • [New] In countries such as South Africa, university students wield the potential to drive transformative change through recycling projects and environmental education. SpringerLink
  • [New] The saga of Equatorial Guinea is a learning opportunity for the United States and other developed countries and highlights the need for a country-specific approach to development assistance and a partnership approach rather than a patronizing one. Foreign Policy Research Institute
  • [New] Investing in education, training programs and research opportunities focused on AI and related technologies is essential for ensuring a skilled workforce capable of competing on the global scale. Techcircle
  • [New] As Thailand's top digital asset exchange, under the regulations of the S.E.C., we are driven to generate education and awareness of the evolving digital asset landscape, including the areas of risk awareness and cybersecurity as well. Bangkok Post
  • [New] Artificial Intelligence may have taken the world by storm but despite its challenges, AI has the transformative potential to revolutionise the field of education. EDUtech_Asia 2024
  • [New] The potential poor practice by some agents recruiting international students does risk undermining the integrity of higher education in the UK. The Independent
  • [New] The U.S. aims to collaborate with allies and partners to ensure that people worldwide can use digital technologies safely and freely to communicate, access education and economic opportunities, and obtain essential government services. Campus Technology
  • [New] Lifelong learning in Singapore offers opportunities to realise a person's full potential while at the same time it functions as a strategic driver for achieving competitive advantage. SpringerLink
  • [New] Head of Technology Delivery at MassMutual India, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are expected to drive significant changes in the tech landscape. DQ
  • [New] Some of the most disruptive emerging technologies that can be listed are - Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning, Automation and Robotics, Cyber Security Advances, Edge computing, Virtual reality and 3D printing. DQ
  • [New] There is every reason to believe that AI has the potential to democratise education, making high-quality learning experiences more accessible, affordable, and effective for learners around the world. Gulf Times
  • [New] The new research outlines AI's wide-ranging potential - from personalising learning experiences, to streamlining administrative tasks, integrating AI into educational curricula and more - and finds that a responsible application of emerging technologies could herald a new era in education worldwide. Gulf Times
  • [New] Artificial intelligence has the potential to revolutionise global education systems and improve the experiences of educators and students alike. Gulf Times
  • [New] If used rightly, AI could significantly enhance sectors like agriculture, education, and culture, potentially improving life for entire nations while fostering human fraternity and social friendship. Herald Malaysia Online
  • [New] The post-quantum cryptography (PQC) standards are expected to be completed by 2024, allowing quantum vendors and experts to keep up with the six QC trends that intersect machine learning and artificial intelligence. AI-TechPark
  • [New] Starting in the 2024-25 academic year, L&T EduTech is set to launch industry-integrated MTech programs in advanced IT areas such as Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Cybersecurity. Elets Digital Learning
  • [New] Starting with the academic year 2024-25, L&T EduTech is rolling out industry-integrated MTech programmes in advanced IT domains such as Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Cybersecurity in partnership with leading higher education institutes of India. India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educa
  • [New] By harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning, Armour's MDR service captures opportunities to accelerate incident response, leverage automation to enhance the TDIR process, and proactively improve security configurations. Yahoo Finance
  • [New] The introduction of AI-enhanced cybersecurity tools such as Google Threat Intelligence reflects a broader industry trend toward leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning for more effective threat detection and response. CSO Online
  • [New] Against a backdrop of economic challenges and escalating unemployment rates, online learning has emerged as a potent force, empowering thousands of Ghanaian students to seize fresh opportunities and pursue their aspirations with vigour.

Last updated: 27 May 2024

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