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Latest News: Ministry of Education set goal to train 320 000 teachers

eLearningworld News from France In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo massacre the French Ministry of Education is aiming to train 320 000 teachers on secularisation and other civic issues. The Minister of Education, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, has appointed 1000 educators for the purpose. The training is a two day course on secularism, moral and civic issues. It will run across departments and academies. Source: Le Figaro Continue reading

Latest News: Big interest of entrepreneurship among youth

eLearningworld News from France A survey from the movement of youth- and student entrepreneurs, Moovjee, in France shows that 34% of the high school students and university students are considering starting their own business. The reasons for considering this is for instance to be free to make own decisions (90%), show ones own potential (86%) and enthusiasm (43%). A big majority believe that the greatest obstacle to start a new business is to get funding… Continue reading

Latest News: eLearning as a recruitment tool for hospitals

eLearningworld News from World Health Organisation eLearning could become a great recruitment-base for the healthcare-sector according to a report from the World Health Organisation (WHO). ICT could enable millions more students to train as doctors and nurses worldwide. The source of this conclusion is a new systemic review of literature commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and carried out by Imperial College London researchers. In addition the researchers claim that eLearning can be as… Continue reading

Latest News: New test discover dyslexia early

eLearningworld News from Denmark The Ministry of Education in Denmark is now introducing a new test to indentify dyslexia in early age. The test will be used from the 3rd grade in primary school. Until now there has been no common practice to identify this problem, which has created unnecessary barriers for pupils and students on their way through the educational system. The test is developed from international research. The Minister of Education Christine Antorini… Continue reading

Latest News: The SETT Fair on Modern Swedish School Development expanding

eLearningworld News from Sweden The yearly Sett Fair in Kista, Stockholm, is now expanding to Malmö. Since the beginning in 2012 the SETT Fair has increased its amount of exhibitors with 40 percent and at the same time doubled the amount of visitors. Since the demand increases rapidly in the Southern part of Sweden and the tickets to the Kista SETT Fair is sold out, the SETT Fair in Malmö, opening 27-28 October 2015 and… Continue reading

Latest News: EU Studies Fair 2015 in Brussels 6 & 7 February 2015

eLearningworld News from Belgium: The sixteenth edition of the graduate and postgraduate EU Studies Fair which introduces top-level universities to prospective students from around the world is taking place in the beginning of February. It is meeting-place for leading academic institutions that offering study programmes in European studies to show their courses and study environment. EU studies today include various fields from political sciences to law, business, economics and international relations. The programme of the EU Studies Fair Source:… Continue reading

Latest News: Global edtech investments increases according to report

eLearningworld News Global: In 2014 investments in learning technology companies landed on approx. 2 billion Euro in comparison from 1.4 billion the previous year, according to the report from Ambient Insight called, “The 2014 Global Learning Technology Investment Patterns“. Self-paced eLearning companies was the greatest winner, while reaching almost 1 billion Euro in 2014 in comparison to 0.5 billion Euro in 2013. Source: PRWeb Continue reading

Latest News: Municipality investing in School Digitalisation

eLearningworld News from Sweden: As a part of a big school development-project the municipality of Väsby in the Stockholm area will invest more than 200 000 Euro per year to digitalise the school. The investment is directed on technology, competence- and pedagogical development. The purpose is that all pupils in the Väsby municipality will have skills to use modern technology for an improved learning experience and thereby get better results. Source: Press release from the… Continue reading