AWS Public Sector Blog

Category: EdTechs

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Higher education institutions broaden learning opportunities with AWS Professional Services

The University of North Carolina (UNC) System is expanding education opportunities for adult learners in the state of North Carolina. The UNC System launched Project Kitty Hawk as a nonprofit education technology (EdTech) startup to meet that goal. Read this post to learn how Project Kitty Hawk partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Professional Services to build an extensible integration platform for EdTech systems that unites service and data integration across its entire network of EdTech and operational systems.

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Metis adds real-time collaboration to classroom live streams with Amazon IVS

To provide students across India with the highest quality learning experience, the education technology (EdTech) company Metis leveraged Amazon Web Services (AWS) to power its interactive live streams. Using Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS), Metis now supports an average of 50,000 unique viewers daily across 700 weekly online classes.

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15 startups selected for the inaugural AWS Education Accelerator

Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced 15 startup companies selected to participate in the inaugural AWS Education Accelerator. Announced in October 2023, the AWS Education Accelerator supports education technology (EdTech) startups who are innovating to enhance the teaching and learning experience and improve educational outcomes. Read this blog post to learn about the 15 participants.

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BriBooks improves children’s creative writing with generative AI, powered by AWS

Generative artificial intelligence (generative AI) has the potential to play several important roles in education, transforming the way we teach and learn. This blog post looks at how one EdTech startup, BriBooks, is leveraging generative AI to assist young children with creative writing.

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Top highlights from the 2023 IMAGINE: Education, State, and Local Leaders conference

From July 11-12, 2023, the IMAGINE: Education, State, and Local Leaders conference from AWS gathered public sector leaders from around the world in Sacramento, CA to reimagine the future of state and local government and education. At the keynote address, Kim Majerus, vice president of global education and US state and local government at AWS, shared stories of education and state and local organizations using cloud technology to provide meaningful services for their communities. Three guest speakers joined the stage to share how they’re using AWS to protect education services against the rising threat of cyber attacks, advance cutting-edge research, promote innovative citizen services, and more.

Register now for the IMAGINE 2023 conference for education, state, and local leaders

How can leaders transform good ideas into the kinds of services that change lives? That’s the central question of the IMAGINE conference from AWS, a two-day, no-cost event for state and local government and education leaders. From July 11-12, 2023 in Sacramento, CA, leaders from across state and local government and education will gather to learn more about how to transform public services to deliver for students, constituents, and communities. Will we see you there? Register now for the IMAGINE 2023 conference in Sacramento.

How National University worked with AWS Partner ConcernCenter to provide scalable, customizable mental health support

At National University (NU), a California-based university serving a high proportion of military and adult learners, the COVID-19 pandemic drove an increase in student requests for support. With nearly 20,000 in-classroom and online students nationwide, offering quality support during the pandemic was challenging. NU worked with ConcernCenter, an AWS Partner, to develop customized and scalable mental wellness support options for their students.

Sekolah.mu secures education service for 11 million students with AWS

Sekolah.mu secures education service for 11 million students with AWS

Sekolah.mu is the first blended learning system in Indonesia that offers learning programs for all types of learners. Their mission is to engage Indonesian K12 school children to help them succeed in key competencies and future achievements by providing quality education services with a personalized and flexible curriculum. Sekolah.mu knew it was integral to secure their digital education services to earn the trust and confidence of the students, teachers, and families. Sekolah.mu built their education platform on AWS to achieve this important mission.

Bulgarian EdTech Shkolo uses AWS to reduce bureaucracy for administrators

Shkolo is an education technology company (EdTech) based in Bulgaria that was founded to reduce school bureaucracy and provide an efficient communication channel between teachers and parents. To power their digital services and help schools transform in the cloud during an integral time for online education, Shkolo turned to AWS.