Apple Announces Education-Themed Event on March 27 in Chicago

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"Join us to hear new creative ideas for teachers and students", the invitation says.

The Cupertino-based company on Friday sent out invitations to an education-focused press event that'll take place on March 27 at a high school in Chicago.

Apple has found themselves in a bit of hot water recently due to the admittance that they were, indeed, slowing down older phones.

The world seems to love a big Apple event, so mark your cards for March 27, which is when the next one is happening. There could also be new educational features that are going to arrive with iOS 11.3. Last year, for instance, it released Product RED versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, along with new Apple Watch bands and a $329 iPad.

Over the next year, Apple plans to offer more than 6,000 sessions across Europe as part of its Today at Apple programme, unveiled at its September event. New iPads have been rumored for later this year as well, but it's unlikely that an education-focused iPad would include the new and expensive FaceID camera.

The invitation looks as if it was drawn with an Apple Pencil on an iPad, so let's go with that: Apple may be planning to announce new iPad models and maybe an updated Apple Pencil.

Apple introduced Swift Playgrounds and its Everyone Can Code curriculum in 2016, both of which are free. Apple's last education event took place all the way back in 2012 in New York City.