Digital Technologies for Teaching and Learning

Digital technologies are everywhere and they’re bringing many exciting opportunities for our schools, impacting what, where and how education is delivered. For this reason, supporting schools to make the most of new technologies is a significant part of the Ministry’s work programme. By the end of 2016, all schools will have access to the technology … More Digital Technologies for Teaching and Learning

Technology in Schools: Future Changes in Classrooms

Technology has the power to transform how people learn – but walk into some classrooms and you could be forgiven for thinking you were entering a time warp. There will probably be a whiteboard instead of the traditional blackboard, and the children may be using laptops or tablets, but plenty of textbooks, pens and photocopied … More Technology in Schools: Future Changes in Classrooms

Technology as a Tool to Support Instruction

This week, in an Education World “edu-torial,” Lynne Schrum presents her personal perspective on the ways in which technology can enhance learning — and calls on educators to take a leadership role in determining the ways in which technology is used to support educational goals. Lynne Schrum, past president of the International Society for Technology … More Technology as a Tool to Support Instruction

How to Foster Innovation in Education

Technology offers the chance to re-imagine teaching, speakers at the Innovation in Education conference found New technologies and the creative opportunities they offer teachers were a central focus of the conference. Photograph: Alam Get a hundred teachers together at a conference on innovation in education and there’s a very particular atmosphere in the room. Excitement, … More How to Foster Innovation in Education

The Role of Education and Learning for Innovation

In this series of three articles Paul Hobcraft explores the value of knowledge and education for innovation. In part one he opens the discussion by exploring some of the biggest challenges faced by organizations today and provides encouragement to explore emerging practices. How do we advance the learning needed for innovation? In my last article … More The Role of Education and Learning for Innovation