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Mobile learning for the masses or 'tablet fever'? EFF11

Mobile learning for the masses or 'tablet fever'? EFF11

Unesco recognises that mobile devices have massive potential for learning. So what needs to be done?
Chilean academic Miguel Nussbaum puts his finger on a widespread concern about learning with mobile technology: “Everybody is buying tablets and nothing is changing.” And he will kick off the 11th Education Fast Forward (EFF) debate on September 17 (3pm GMT) – “Mobile learning for the masses?”.

This is the first EFF debate as a fully independent organisation (it was created by Promethean with support from Cisco, which continues. It has Unesco as a partner and will feature a range of top international educators, plus two UK educators with significant new books for mobile learning, Professor Angela McFarlane and John Galloway.

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EduTECH comes to Brisbane – Dan Down Under 4

EduTECH comes to Brisbane – Dan Down Under 4

Sir Ken Robinson, Professor Sugata Mitra, Greg Whitby, Ewan McIntosh – a stellar line-up at EduTECH
Attracting more than 5,000 delegates, EduTECH (National Congress and Expo), wh...

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If teachers are the key, how do they unlock learning?

If teachers are the key, how do they unlock learning?

Want to change learning? EFF10 has the OECD's latest teacher survey results and great speakers
What do teachers want, and need, to perform at their best with learners? The OECD...

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'Audio Notetaker' Cinderella shines at ERA ball

'Audio Notetaker' Cinderella shines at ERA ball

'Nothing like it' was how judges described 'Audio Notetaker'. Sal McKeown basked in its glory
Companies often say, "We never expected to win", and observers think they can scen...

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Broadclyst scoops $25,000 at Microsoft's 'The Pitch'

Broadclyst scoops $25,000 at Microsoft's 'The Pitch'

Devon primary head and pupils excel for 'dragons' at Global Forum in Barcelona
Broadclyst Community Primary School in Devon took first place and $25,000 of the investors’ pot at...

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