On August 23, "Oxford University Press Partner of the Year 2017/18 Award" ceremony was held in Beijing. vipJr, iTutorGroup's online education brand for junior students, took home the "Oxford University Press Education Resources and Services Partner of the Year 2017/18" award. Working closely with Oxford University Press, vipJr has been providing the world's leading education resources and services for students aged 5-18 in China.
On August 24th, the global online education "unicorn" enterprise iTutorGroup celebrated its 20th anniversary in Taipei. Founder and CEO Dr. Eric Yang laid out the company's blueprint for strategic development as he talked about AI and education with the world's first robot citizen Sophia. iTutorGroup 'hired' Sophia as the first-ever AI tutor and invited her to explore the new era of online education together.
On the morning of July 20th, the international English language teaching event “2018 TESOL International Association China Assembly” was opened at Shanghai International Studies University. Dr. Eric Yang, founder and CEO of iTutorGroup, attended the opening ceremony as the sole representative of the online English education industry and delivered a keynote speech on “Quality of Education”.
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ITutorGroup is raising as much as $300 million at a valuation of about $2 billion, which would make it the world’s biggest education technology startup.