#231 – What happened to Edtech in China?
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In this episode, we look at what happened to edtech in China, covering regulations introduced earlier this year that are changing the way that online tutoring is conducted across China, and looking at what that means for the sector, learners and educators more generally. Plus, new jobs, funding, and startup support.
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Emily Tate, Senior Reporter, Early Childhood and K-12 Education, EdSurge | Twitter: @ByEmilyTate
Emily Tate is a senior reporter at EdSurge covering early childhood and K-12 education. She has been writing about education for four years, often traveling across the country to report from child care programs and K-12 schools, interviewing, observing, photographing and otherwise looking for ways to capture her sources and subjects with empathy, compassion and sensitivity for in-depth stories.
Emily was named a finalist for the 2020 Livingston Award, which recognizes outstanding reporting and storytelling by journalists under age 35, for her investigation into child abuse that teachers have witnessed while tutoring students online. Her work has been published in WIRED, PBS NewsHour and HuffPost, among other outlets.
At EdSurge, Emily writes about workforce issues, social-emotional development, trauma and inclusive school models, among other topics. She graduated from Miami University in Ohio with dual degrees in journalism and international studies.
Kris Jagasia, CEO, Off2Class | Twitter: @Off2Class
Kris Jagasia is the co-founder and CEO of Off2Class, a software toolkit for English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers. Off2Class is used by thousands of teachers in more than 120 countries to deliver online and in-classroom ESL lessons.
Kris has built many of the key teams within the business including teacher support and success, marketing and sales, and takes an active role in managing US K-12 operations.
Nathan Martin, Editor-in-Chief, EdTech Publik | Twitter: @nathanmart
Nathan Martin works with global start-ups, C-level executives and government ministers to help explore education, culture, workforce development and our changing relationship with technology.
Nathan is the editor-in-chief of the largest wiki for edtech, Edtech Publik. He founded the first social intelligence platform for education development, Matterfund, and continues to support education leaders in the use of data-driven platforms driving smarter edtech decision-making.
Nathan write about the future of learning, business strategy, innovation and storytelling.
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