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'Hole in the wall' treat for Scottish Learning Festival

'Hole in the wall' treat for Scottish Learning Festival

By Maureen McTaggart
Scottish teachers and visitors to the 11th Scottish Learning Festival at Glasgow’s SECC will be treated to radical and inspiring research from Professor Sugata Mitra who has been helping 8 to 12-year-olds at schools across Tyneside develop “self-activated learning” in the classroom.

In one of the keynote presentations at this year’s two-day event (September 22-23), he will explain how his Hole in The Wall Indian education project convinced him that a “self organising system for education” using digital technology is perhaps the only way forward for children worldwide, especially the 750 million who have inadequate resources for learning.

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