MIT professor Dr. Shigeru Miyagawa to keynote FLS 2020

We´re happy to present Dr. Shigeru Miyagawa, Professor, MIT and UTokyo as opening keynote speaker on Friday May 29th 2015, as we kick off our conference Future Learning Summit 2020.  Dr. Miyagawa is professor at MIT and for the past several years also  UTokyo. He was on the original MIT team that proposed OpenCourseWare and he[…]

Can e-learning bridge the educational gap?

The recent announcement by the Gauteng provincial government to initiate a paperless classroom project as well as the Western Cape government’s commitment to spend R1.2-billion to implement e-learning in 1 250 local schools, is a big step towards bridging the education gap in South Africa, according to Athol Wesselink, Chief Technical Engineer at OpenWeb. Wesselink[…]

Wired classroom: What the evidence says

After President Obama´s State of the Union address in mid January 2015, the reflection below by Susan Pinker, printed in New York Times on January 30th, stands out. In the address, Obama envisioned open Internet in every classroom, providing access of information to everyone and especially otherwise disadvantaged students. But according to Pinker, the solution may be[…]