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5C preparing kids for a future digital professional life

“Einfach Digital – Zukunftskompetenze fir staark Kanner” is a new initiative from the Luxembourg Minister of Education, Children and Youth, Claude Meisch. The focus is to provide a series of measures to empower 21th century skills for the new generations. As the future society will be increasingly more digital than …

Digital Transformation – Empower research, content creation, lifelong learning

The Norwegian government boosting its efforts to transform and adapt the educational system to the digital society’s prerequisites. As one of the frontrunners in this development, besides e.g. Denmark and Finland, the government is now investing more in ICT-research for the digital transformation of the working life. Both when comes …

Strategy for vocational training to meet tomorrow’s challenges

Germany is adopting a new strategy for vocational training and at the same time forming a foundation for a new learning culture. The engine for this consists of a collaboration between the Federal Government, business, trade unions and the Federal Employment Agency. At the launch in Berlin of the strategy Anja …

Flexible further education for digital competence receives more funding

Sixteen projects to improve digital competence receive more funding from the Norwegian government. It is flexible courses adapted to the working life’s prerequisites. In total, the projects get €3.6 million, with the purpose to boost digital competence in the business sector. The total funding this year for such projects in …

LifeLong Learning spots as the main meeting-place in future Cities

In a fast-changing world learning and re-learning is the engine to develop both personally and professionally. Since this is an environment where social, economic and political norms are constantly being challenged and redefined. In this spirit, UNESCO started the initiative Learning Cities to support the transformation of the local societies …

The making of an Educational System that works in the Digital Society

  The educational system is transforming, the edtech market booming and learning is becoming adapted to humans like machine learning is adapted to artificial intelligence. So, let’s dig deeper of what the latter means in practice with a focus on five areas: Evaluating learning performance, soft skills development, relevance and …

Sign of the time: more freedom for schools and focus on craftsmanship

The Danish government is planning a proposal for more freedom for schools to manage their education and pedagogy. Besides pilot projects with self-governing schools, the new policy proposal also includes a more interdisciplinary approach to education. As well as to initiate a reading campaign. The Danish government also prioritised Vocational directed education. …