Mobile Technology and African Education

Definitely a post that I want to read fully, as after my week in Uganda with Tearfund earlier this year, I still have plans for an article about the changes that mobile technology has made to everyday life and living conditions for those in the villages that we see – and here’s some research into […]

Lunch #TDC12

I’m booked onto the following lunch: BBC Future Media Lunch with Ralph Rivera (Thurs, 13:15 – 14:00) Following on Ralph Rivera’s Thursday morning Thinking Digital talk, the BBC are hosting a lunch with Ralph, Ian Forrester and Samantha Chadwick. This will be a great opportunity to get to know some key people at the BBC’s Future Media Division as […]

The Physical Campus: On its way out?

There’s lots of debate as to what the 21st century classroom will grow to look like, and Times Higher Education picks up another story suggesting that the physical campus will become a thing of the past, as students log in when/where they want: The traditional university model is unlikely to survive the next 50 years because […]

RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms (Ken Robinson)

A really interesting video (using the beautiful RSA Animate style), which takes Sir Ken Robinson, arguing that the education system is no longer suitable for the modern day: The video was suggested by Clare Killen at the #jiscel11 conference.