New Education Policy must focus on greater marketable skill formation for tech vertical



Therefore, India's technology vertical has a stake in how the NEP 2020 will shape both the future of learning and the quality of human capital that it needs.


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Therefore, India’s technology vertical has a stake in how the NEP 2020 will shape both the future of learning and the quality of human capital that it needs.

By Sandeep Goel

The launch of the New Education Policy amidst the COVID19 pandemic brings the strategic interdependence between learning and technology to the forefront. Like other verticals that the pandemic has impacted, education also needs to embrace digital transformation. The COVID19 crisis has amply demonstrated the kind of resilience that digital readiness can provide to the economy by enabling stakeholders to stay connected. In the long run, technological progress will continue to be the most significant enabler of economic growth. Therefore, India’s technology vertical has a stake in how the NEP 2020 will shape both the future of learning and the quality of human capital that it needs. The NEP 2020 must prioritize the following

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EducationDynamics Acquires Assets of QuinStreet’s Higher Education Vertical

HOBOKEN, N.J., Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — EducationDynamics, a leader in higher education marketing and enrollment management services, announces the acquisition of the assets of QuinStreet’s higher education vertical.

EducationDynamics has acquired the assets of QuinStreet’s higher education vertical, which includes its industry leading network of digital publishers, and its deep portfolio of higher education related URLs.

EducationDynamics‘ CEO, Bruce Douglas, notes that, “EducationDynamics‘ deep array of products and services, delivered through its best in class inquiry generation division and its outstanding agency of record marketing and enrollment management practice, has clearly established the company as a leader in the adult focused higher education industry.  The incremental scale brought to EducationDynamics through this new deal strengthens our innovative and multi-faceted approach to identifying and qualifying prospective new students, enabling the company to immediately become an even more valuable partner to the

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QuinStreet Announces Divestiture of Education Client Vertical

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — QuinStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq: QNST), a leader in performance marketplace products and technologies, today announced that it has completed the sale of its Education media, client and campaign assets to EducationDynamics, a private company, for $20 million in cash. The sale closed on August 31, 2020. 

“The sale of our Education assets is a big and important step in the narrowing of our footprint to our largest and most attractive opportunities,” commented Doug Valenti, CEO of QuinStreet. “With the divestiture of Education, we are now focused solely on Financial Services and Home Services. Revenue from those client verticals has grown at a 3-year CAGR of 32% for QuinStreet. We believe that the Financial Services and Home Services client verticals represent our biggest and most attractive long term business opportunities, capable of supporting strong double-digit revenue growth and margin expansion for

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