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 …

How to integrate EdTech in Your Learning Environment

Let’s see how an organisation can reach Level 3 on the eLearningworld Digital Maturity Model. To make learning more effective and in general improve the learning experience. The teachers/educators were trained at Level 2 and to some extent, digital content is used in the education. But now is the time …

21st Century School – purpose, worldview and direction

The Industrial Age was almost all about mass-production, mass-marketing and assembly line-like production and distribution of products. The school system worked in the same way, meaning as a formative process to produce knowledgeable workers and good citizens of the nation. This was an environment that was characterised by uniformity, while …

Reforming Secondary School for the Challenges of the 21st Century

eLearningworld News The Minister of National Education, Childhood and Youth in Luxembourg, Claude Meisch is now taking one more step to adapting the secondary school to the 21st Century’s labour market. At the presentation February 6 he introduced three new fields geared towards the professions of the future 1. environmental …

Latest News: Germany’s first Smart School opened in Saarbrücken

eLearningworld News from Germany Smartphones everybody knows about, smart cities are being introduced in the spirit of sustainability and effective technical and logistic solutions etc. But what about smart schools? Fast Internet in the whole the school building, interactive whiteboards, cloud services and virtual reality, in a smart school of …

Latest News: ICT creating more equal opportunities to Learn, according to new research

eLearningworld News from Sweden New research from Örebro University in Sweden shows that by integrating ICT as a part of the pedagogy you can personalise learning and thereby make education more equally distributed. The research report, ”Closing the gaps – Improving literacy and mathematics by ict-enhanced collaboration”, measures pupils from the …

Latest News: Norway investing in regional centres for refinement of STEM-talent

eLearningworld News from Norway In the autumn 2016 talent centres in Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Tromsø opens. The purpose is to offer a creative and motivating environment for high-performance pupils within STEM from late primary school and early secondary school. The inspiration to these centres comes from Denmark and its …