The new National Education Policy

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The Indian Union Cabinet has approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) with an aim to introduce several changes in the Indian education system – from the school to the college level. The post The new National Education Policy appeared first on Linways Technologies.

Live Interview on Thursday, Jan. 20 - Barnet Berry on Teaching 2030

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, January 20th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Barnett Berry on new book, Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools--Now and in the Future. "In A former high school teacher, has worked as a social scientist at the RAND Corporation, served as a senior executive with the South Carolina State Department of Education, and directed an education policy center while he was a professor at the University of South Carolina.

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What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology

Edsurge

But what may surprise some readers of the report, released Monday, is what the United States can learn from developing nations when it comes to bringing together all parties interested in edtech. China’s Education Modernization 2030 Policy and Ten Year Development Plan for ICT and Education 2010-2020 are among government initiatives named that intend to improve the country’s education in the long run. Education Technology Policy & Government Interoperability Startups

Youth-Created 360? Films at the United Nations General Assembly

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Their immersive stories will be screened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 24 and 25, days on which heads of state and government from around the world will gather to comprehensively review progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 SDGs. The event is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015. 360 Story Lab Educators Learning Experience Design Students

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3 things to consider when introducing a K-12 coding or robotics program

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K-12 teachers and administrators have been listening to policy makers and industry leaders warn of the need for computer science instruction in U.S. estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce. Learning about coding and robotics can give students of all ages an effective on-ramp to computer science exploration.

3 key parts of a K-12 coding or robotics program

eSchool News

K-12 teachers and administrators have been listening to policy makers and industry leaders warn of the need for computer science instruction, such as a coding or robotics program, in U.S. estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce. Learning about coding and robotics can give students of all ages an effective on-ramp to computer science exploration.

What the Future Economy Means for How Kids Learn Today

MindShift

If you were only to listen to politicians and policy makers, you could be forgiven for harboring two delusions: first, that the sole purpose of schooling is to create the workforce of the future; second, that the only place that our students learn is at school. And how can we re-think schooling to complement, not compete with, their informal learning? The growing automation of knowledge work means that, globally, we are expected to lose around 2 billion jobs by 2030.

Change Agents: Tech & Learning?s Most Influential People in EdTech In 2018

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Each of these leaders is working in thoughtful and creative ways on the frontlines of some of today’s most pressing issues—from the way we think about learning, AI, and innovation to gun control, refugees, and student privacy. And the work of these tutors has in turn transformed students, who are growing not only in confidence and knowledge in language learning, but also in understanding and motivation. Chatterbox is offering a special discount for Tech & Learning readers.

Some Very Bad News about the UNESCO OER Recommendation

Iterating Toward Openness

In other words, UNESCO means for this Recommendation to (1) set an international standard for how OER are defined, (2) provide the basis for national OER policies and related efforts, and (3) provide a framework under which international cooperation on OER can occur. In terms of practical implications, the dramatic downgrading of “retain” to “access” in the OER Recommendation creates a policy loophole large enough to drive a multi-national publisher through. The tl;dr.

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Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Edsurge

My bet is that by 2040, our children will look back on this period between 2015 and 2030 in education technology much the same way internet historians look to the period 1995 to 2010 as the birth of the commercial web. The first online class we launched in 1998 was little more than flat text on webpages, and we closely followed the birth of learning management systems, meeting with both Blackboard and WebCT before they achieved their first $1 million in revenue.

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Learning Revolution Events - Future of Museums Events Are This Week - AltEdFilmFest - Homeschooling - Gaming in Ed

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The Learning Revolution Weekly Update July 22nd, 2014 Every individual matters. Jane Goodall The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

Who will help teachers rescue the 800 million people who can’t read or write?

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Teachers and policy makers, too, are literacy leaders. Through a series of conversations, we addressed literacy’s role in the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, closing the knowledge poverty gap, technology and the literacy leadership challenge and collective approaches to literacy leadership education. Related: Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning? Marcie Craig Post.

Doctors prescribe more Big Bird, less brainless “screen time” for young kids

The Hechinger Report

They have been studying how and at what age children come to learn words, follow stories, and grasp educational concepts that appear in ebooks, videos, and apps. Peg+Cat and other PBS shows, not to mention decades of studies of Sesame Street, show that young kids actually learn more than peers who do not have access to these research-based educational programs, especially when adults are also engaged around the media.

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Home visiting in high school: Trying an intervention for toddlers on teenagers

The Hechinger Report

West Virginia unveiled a campaign this year for 60 percent of adults ages 25 to 64 to have earned a degree or certificate by 2030. But in this county of fewer than 19,000 residents, just 38 percent of recent high school graduates sought more education, according to the latest available data from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. Those that you don’t see, that you haven’t set goals with, that are not working and supporting learning at home with you.”.

Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From?

MindShift

That’s when she learned that polar bears were dying as climate change threatened their habitats. Students are staging school walkouts to protest immigration policies, striking in solidarity with Greta Thunberg, supporting their teachers during their own school strikes for better contracts, and staging Black Lives Matter protests. Learning to Make Change At School. Another student activist, Jillian Hickey, said she’s learned a lot of important skills from activism.

OPINION: Why higher ed must counteract Trump’s move to exit the climate pact

The Hechinger Report

This year we finalized the College of the Atlantic Energy Framework that will eliminate fossil fuels from our heating, electricity, and transport sectors by 2030. After all, as an educational institution we measure our success by how well we enable our students to use what they learn to influence the world of today and tomorrow. Higher Ed Opinion Law and policy PoliticsPresident Trump may have decided to remove the U.S.

Out of poverty, into the middle class

The Hechinger Report

As emerging technologies rapidly and thoroughly transform the workplace, some experts predict that by 2030 400 million to 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. For students like Amber, who would rather do just about anything but go to school, the Pathways program serves another function: It makes learning engaging, maybe even fun, and possibly keeps her in school and on track to graduate. “I

Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

Then she was summoned to the financial aid office, where she learned that the university, part of the California State University System, was giving her a grant of up to $1,500 to help her get across the finish line. “I Meanwhile, all but four states are spending less on higher education, per student, than they did in 2008 , according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a liberal-learning think thank. Jaelyn Deas at her work-study job at San Jose State University.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

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CEFR, Plurilingualism and Pluriculturalism Win-Win Situation , Mrs. Maha Hassan, Teaching ESL Hub Chemistry Content and Modeling to Teach Climate Change and ACTION , Ashley Shunk- Biology and Chemistry Teacher, Alison Bixby Stone School Citizen Science-Led Open Data Innovation Through NASA Programs , David Lockett, STEM Teacher, Bok Academy | Denise Wright, STEM Teacher, Ocean Bay Middle School Class of 2030: We're here, so what are you waiting for? ,

The high school grads least likely in America to go to college? Rural ones

The Hechinger Report

Charles Fluharty, president and CEO, Rural Policy Research Institute at the University of Iowa. Rural students live in places where it once was possible to make a decent living from farming, mining, and timber-harvesting, said Charles Fluharty, president and CEO of the Rural Policy Research Institute at the University of Iowa. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. million more college-educated workers by 2030 than it’s producing now.

The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. Illinois reduced per-student spending by an inflation-adjusted 54 percent between 2008 and last year, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. China could catch up by 2030 based on current trends. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly.

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Via The New York Times : “ Trump Finds Unlikely Culprit in School Shootings: Obama Discipline Policies.” ” Via The Wall Street Journal : “ Visas Issued to Foreign Students Fall, Partly Due to Trump Immigration Policy.” “ Artificial Intelligence: Could emerging technologies ‘humanize’ teaching & learning? Via Edsurge : “ VR Could Bring a New Era of Immersive Learning.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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The State Policy Network has a plan to counter union activism with anti-union PR. Via Techcrunch : “ Tencent and education startup Age of Learning bring popular English-learning app ABCmouse to China.” The incentive-based learning program covers a variety of areas, including literacy, college course work, cognitive behavioral therapy and vocational training. The Atlantic versus " learning styles."

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Economy by 2030.” “Education recoded: policy mobilities in the international ‘ learning to code ’ agenda” by Ben Williamson, Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt, Catarina Player-Koro, and Neil Selwyn. ” “The Maps for Learning Don’t Exist Yet” says Amplify CEO Larry Berger. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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“ From the article that ”innovative teaching practice" appears to be project-based learning. Via Inside Higher Ed : “Frank Brogan, the chancellor of the Pennsylvania State University System from 2013 until retiring this year, has joined the Department of Education in the Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development – likely ahead of a nomination to a separate position.” ” “Whatever happened to the promise of online learning ?”