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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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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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Puttnam launches 'Mind the Gap' to close digital divide

Puttnam launches 'Mind the Gap' to close digital divide

Research shows 'digital divide' closing as campaign makes fresh push
Lord David Puttnam launches the Mind the Gap campaign at Microsoft’s London offices this week (Tuesday Januar...

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BBC makes 2015 'year of making and coding'

BBC makes 2015 'year of making and coding'

It's official. The BBC gets behind 'making and coding' for schools and families, writes Tony Parkin
The 'will they, won't they' debate over the BBC launching a major initiative...

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