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HE alliance to pilot MOOC credit transfer system

Six universities around the world are developing a MOOC credit transfer system that would enable students to gain credit towards their degrees from online courses at other institutions. The aim of the project is to enable students to gain credit for MOOCs taken at any of the institutions involved to count towards a qualification at their home university.

Educators swift to reassure after Boston blasts

The news that one of the dead in the Boston Marathon bombings was a Chinese international student has been a reminder that the industry can be caught up in security concerns. Education institutions reacted swiftly to calm worried parents about the incident, as told to The PIE.


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