Ednastics is pleased to be delivering a series of teacher training workshops at the Language Studies Center (LSC) of the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD). The first workshop was held on January 31st The next workshop will be held on March 14th for the LSC instructors.
from the Harvard Gazette An increasing number of people around the world will be engaged by education in ways never imagined before. “It’s higher education in the connected age, where we can connect with anyone and anything, anytime.” These are the words of Diana Oblinger, president and CEO of EDUCAUSE, speaking at the Harvard Graduate … Continue reading Reshaping Education for the Digital Age
The Global Education and Skills Forum (GESF) is held on an annual basis in Dubai, UAE, and brings together world political and business leaders, teachers, activists and researchers to discuss the global state of affairs in education. The backdrop for this year’s conference is the 2015 New Vision for Education report which addresses gaps in … Continue reading A New Vision for Education and Technology at GESF 2015 Dubai
Inspired by the lack of schooling for over 100 million 1st grade students worldwide, the One Laptop Per Child program embarked on an ambitious project to give laptops to illiterate children in remote villages in Ethiopia with little or no instruction, to see if the kids to learn to read all by themselves by experimenting … Continue reading Tablets Instead of Teachers? A Powerful Argument for Mobile Learning in Africa
Microsoft today unveiled a cheap internet capable Nokia phone for $29 with a 29 hour battery life. The Nokia 215 comes with pre-loaded apps such as Facebook and Opera Mini Browser. Other functions include a flashlight and radio. The phone has very low specs, but according to Microsoft it is the most affordable internet ready … Continue reading Cheaper Internet Phones Mean Increased Access For All