How edtech supports the success of the Nordic Education

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Our previous blog described the background to Finland’s successful education system and today we’ll unpack that a bit more, but also take a more detailed look at the role edtech plays in that success. Of particular interest, I thought, was Finland’s focus on early childhood learning — what they call ECEC (Early Childhood Education and Care). It should also be noted that most education administrators, are in fact ex-teachers themselves.

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New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

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In recent years, education has evolved to the point where learning can take place anywhere and at any time, usually beyond the walls of the traditional learning space. Although distance education has been in existence for more than a century, the various technological means by which it can now be conducted have advanced quickly. And what new skills and knowledge do educators need?

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New and emerging technologies

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As you might expect, smart mobile technologies, personal learning environments and social learning feature prominently. AR education emerging technology learning media PLE social learning Technology videoI was interviewed recently by the team from Sponge UK in the beautiful gardens of Drake's Place, at Plymouth University.

Learning in a Digital Age: The myth and the reality

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Digital mobile phones personalised learning environments social media barack obama schools FaceBook Twitter university PLE digital natives and immigrants education learning styles Brunel UniversityI recently gave a keynote at the eLearning 2.0 conference held at Brunel University, in West London. The presentation was a reworked version of one I gave earlier in the year in Tallinn, Estonia.

Is sharing caring? #OpenBlog19

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The event was called 'Show that you Share' and focused on tools such as Creative Commons , personal learning environments and mobile phones as a means of creating, sharing and repurposing content, knowledge and artefacts for education. I firmly believe that educators, as far as possible, should share their content as widely and feely as possible. I care about the education of people, whatever their age, and I want to share what I know.

GlobalEdCon 2013 - Day Three Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Today is day three of the 2013 Global Education Conference. To receive the daily conference schedule, be sure to join the Global Education Conference network. Assistant Professor of Education Why my experience as a Cultural Exchange Educator helped bridge the gap between my community and others. - A summary of today''s sessions is shown below in US-Eastern Standard Time (GMT/UTC-5).

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