Focus on Smart Technologies when renewing technician education

Luxembourg’s Minister of National Education, Children and Youth, Claude Meisch, presented on May 7, 2019, a new technician training in Smart Technologies. Five schools will offer such education for the future Digital Society’s technicians where the courses start in September 2019. The schools include the Lycée des Arts et Métiers, …

LifeLong Personalized Learning to fight technological unemployment

Personalized Learning The term includes adaptive edtech to tailor lessons and assignments to individual students. In order to adapt education to the student’s personal learning style with a focus on the strengths and weaknesses. This thereby will give the possibility to refine individual talent and at the right level train …

Authentic Science Education replaces traditional Curriculum in School

As the first school in Denmark, Sønderskov School in Sønderborg is now introducing the “LEAPS-model” to replace the subject-based traditional curriculum. LEAPS stands for Learning and Engagement through Authentic Projects with a focus on Science. In this spirit, the education will be focusing on a cross-scientific project that is directed on real-world …

3D-Printing in Education – Digitization of Things takes learning to a new level

Think of a future where all things are created without any waste, with personalised design and with a machine that could be in everybody’s home. Buy an item on the internet. You receive a drawing that you can adapt to your own requirements or build the item by yourself from …

Universities in the Digital Age and Scientific Publishing

Later this year we will publish a trend report about European universities transformation into the digital age. In the story below follows some pioneering cases of using digital technologies and new pedagogies in higher education from other parts of the world to adapt to the digital society’s prerequisites. This also …

Perspectives on Humanities Science in a tech-savvy development

In natural science, a lab is a common part of the education to experiment, explore, calculate, ask and answer questions in a trial and error mode. But in the humanities sciences, this form of learning by doing pedagogy is very rare. Since before the breakthrough of digital technologies the humanities …

The Myth that only one universal Learning Style exists: the case of digital games

Two fundamental approaches are apparent in the research of pedagogy and learning. It is the systemic top-down approach and the humanistic bottom-up approach. Both these approaches have great relevance for developing and improving education. However, from a systemic approach, a myth is spreading that tries to conquer Howard Gardner and …