Cultural differences affect Cognitive Skills, according to new research

eLearningworld News A new study led by the University of Cambridge that was published in the journal Psychological Science shows important differences in cognitive skills among young people, while these differences are not recognized among their parents. The research targeted totally 1428 children and their parents in United Kingdom and …

Latest News: Kids in Finland want a robot to help them with their homework

eLearningworld News from Finland From this term, coding is a part of the general curriculum in Finnish schools. Besides improving problem-solving skills and logic thinking, this is giving the pupils new ideas of how to use technology to improve learning. The Finnish TV-station YLE is reporting from Pargas that the …

Latest News: How to improve efficiency of Digital Learning at the Workplace

eLearningworld News from UK Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) report “Learning to lead: the digital potential” shows that 97% of managers spending at least one day a year on digital learning and on average they are spending eight days per year. However, the report gives interesting insights of barriers to digital learning …

Latest News: AI Lawyer to transform Law Firms work

eLearningworld News from Australia ROSS is a legal research virtual assistant that is developed from IBM’s Watson computer that won the Jeopardy show in 2011. The developers of ROSS promote it as “a super intelligent attorney” with skills to answer general questions about legal matters and provide comprehensive supporting references …

Making Educational Trends Work II: Four general approaches the coming years

eLearningworld Weekly Review This is the second part of our analysis of the report Innovating Pedagogy 2015: the 10 technological trends set to transform education from Open University and SRI Education. We at eLearningworld simplified these trends into four approaches that will have great impact the coming years: the Science …

Making Educational Trends Work: Four general approaches the coming years

eLearningworld Weekly Review The Open University and SRI Education identifies ten progressing educational trends in a new report. We at eLearningworld simplified this development into four approaches that will have great impact the coming years: the Science Approach, the Personalization Approach, the Analytics Approach and the Informal Approach. These four …

Latest News: Government focus on digital skills and applications in education

eLearningworld News from Finland The Finnish Government is directing €300 million to educational projects and competence development in order to meet the challenges of the future. New learning environments with digital learning content and tools will be integrated in primary school increasingly. This will renew the pedagogy and also serve …

Latest News: 20% adults lack ICT skills, this group is 20% more likely to be unemployed

eLearningworld News from the World The OECD report ‘Adults, Computers and Problem Solving – What’s the Problem? on digital skills of adults that was presented June 23, 2015 reveals the importance of computer skills in modern work life. It also finds a direct correlation between peoples reading skills and ICT …

Latest News: Stockholm support training of digital skills to teacher-students

eLearningworld News from Sweden The municipality of Stockholm has become a member of Rebel Learner that is a network to improve and complement teacher-student’s practical skills in Leadership-, Value- and Digitalization. The direct connection to the most highly skilled teacher-students also forms a base to future recruitment. Rebel Learners is …