Tag Archives: technology

Mar
24
2015

A New Vision for Education and Technology at GESF 2015 Dubai

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

Mar
04
2015

Tablets Instead of Teachers? A Powerful Argument for Mobile Learning in Africa

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