Content-type: text/html Downes.ca ~ Stephen's Web ~ Gates Foundation Announces $9 Million in Grants to Support Breakthrough Learning Models in Postsecondary Education

Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

The Gates Foundation is widening their gaze a bit as projects include MyCollege Foundation and University of the People. As usual with this sort of program, though, the rich get richer: recipients include EDUCAUSE, for four winners of the Next Generation Learning Challenges'; MIT to support edX, a joint venture between MIT and Harvard; and CUNY, to support the New Community College (NCC) at CUNY. Somebody needs to explain to me why an institution like Harvard would need a foundation's help.

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