Saturday Kids, a coding academy in Singapore, teaches computer programming to kids starting at age five.
Parents have offered as much as $25,000 just to secure their child a place in classes with one sought-after tutor.
ANKARA, Sept 2- Turkey appointed an academic who previously worked at Citigroup and HSBC in London as a deputy central bank governor, the official gazette said on Friday. Emrah Sener joined the central bank from Istanbul's Ozyegin University. In April, Turkey appointed Murat Cetinkaya as its central bank governor, the first from an Islamic finance background.
Rick Levin, Coursera CEO and named a 2016 CNBC Disruptor, discusses the launch of the company's corporate training product: Coursera for Business.
Salman Khan, Khan Academy Founder & CEO, discusses why he keeps Khan Academy free for students, what he thinks about public schools across the United States and how he's working to forward education efforts across the globe.
Australia is banking on services to make up for losses it's sustained on commodities, but that may be a hyberbole, Goldman Sachs warns.
CHICAGO, Aug 30- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has closed six offices in five states after receiving anonymous threats, a USDA spokesman said on Tuesday, and police were investigating similar threats to faculty members from at least two universities in eastern states. "Yesterday, USDA received several anonymous messages that are concerning for the safety...
Aug. 31- China and India have the biggest populations in the Asia-Pacific region, and the economic news coming out of both countries usually dominates world headlines. But it's their relatively small regional neighbors Japan and South Korea that dominate the Reuters Top 75: Asia's Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies the educational...
NEW YORK, Aug 26- U.S. public universities are increasingly turning to public-private partnerships to develop student housing and other campus projects, sometimes using the structure to transfer borrowing and liability risks to the private sector. Over the last five years, there has been an "uptick" in universities and colleges leveraging the private sector...
"It is only a matter of time before another cyclical downturn calls for aggressive negative nominal interest rate policy actions," concludes Marvin Goodfriend, a professor of economics at Carnegie Mellon University and a former policy adviser at the Richmond Federal Reserve bank. They have already been introduced in the Euro area, Switzerland, Sweden and...
Carl Herberger, Radware head of security, discusses how a growing number of students are using high-tech tactics to scam their teachers.
For some kids, school is never out. As the long summer break ends for most students, about four percent of public schools are using a full year school calendar. Proponents say year-round learning, with short breaks throughout the year, helps stem the loss of math and reading skills over a long summer recess. But opponents say it can create scheduling conflicts for families with other kids not on the year-round schedule. We take a look at the pros and cons of disrupting the traditional school year.
Chip Paucek, 2U CEO, talks about his attempts to attract students to online degrees by joining forces with prestigious universities and reverse the stigma that is sometimes attached to online education.
CNBC's Aditi Roy reports from San Francisco on how coding camps like Hack Reactor can help propel students to six-figure salaries.
Are students better off without the added stress of homework? Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman, family psychology researcher and co-author of "The Learning Habit," shares her take. Suzy Welch, LinkedIn contributing editor, weighs in.
When it comes to landing a job in tech, coding camps promise to get you there faster. CNBC's Aditi Roy reports. Suzy Welch, LinkedIn contributing editor, weighs in.
CNBC's Aditi Roy takes a look at why some students are ditching college or grad school and choosing coding classes instead.
Dan Rosensweig, Chegg CEO, talks about diversifying his company as more and more students use digital textbooks.
Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies, discusses the cuts in tech jobs as the industry shifts from hardware to software-based development.
Galvanize CEO Jim Deters discusses the business and importance of providing technology and programming skills education.