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Talking robot attends class at Kyoto

* Robot in class

“Robovie,” a 1.2-meter ambulant talking robot is the newest addition to the student population at the Higashihikari Elementary School in Kyoto. The robot, developed by the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, joined a science class at the school on Feb. 5 as a part of a 14-month experiment.
Read more: Talking robot attends class at Kyoto elementary school – The Japan Daily Press.

8 Nations Leading the Way in Online Education

Internet Penetration

Online education is quickly becoming a major phenomenon around the world. The ease and convenience it offers learners appeal to people just about everywhere, especially those who are trying to balance work, family, and other obligations with completing a degree or certification program. Yet certain nations have embraced online education more than others, leading the way both in terms of the number and variety of programs and new innovations to online learning itself. Here, we’ve highlighted some of the nations that are really stepping up the game when it comes to online education, though with the proliferation of high-speed nternet connections and a growing need for highly educated candidates in technical positions around the world, other nations likely aren’t far behind.
Full Text: 8 Nations Leading the Way in Online Education | Edudemic.