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Latest News: “A school landscape as diverse as the talents of our students”

Latest News: "A school landscape as diverse as the talents of our students"

eLearningworld News from Luxembourg The Luxembourg Minister of Education, Claude Meisch, has proposed a secondary school reform that will form a school landscape that is adapted to the digital sociey’s demands. The reform is based on six main priorities: 1. the development of schools, 2. talent promotion, 3. support and supervision of students, 4. “e-Skills” and programs, 5. modern teaching materials, 6. an open school participatory. The minister is especially pointing out the importance of… Continue reading

Latest News: Digital Learning produces significant improvement of result, new research shows

Latest News: Digital Learning produces significant improvement of result, new research shows

eLearningworld News from US New research from Michigan State University shows that school’s that give pupils a laptop and accurate teacher support shows significant improvement in achievement. Binbin Zheng, assistant professor of educational technology, has analyzed years of studies on “one-to-one” laptop programs where the outcome is higher test scores in English, math, science and writing, along with other benefits. Assistant professor Zheng comments: “I believe this technology, if implemented correctly, is worth the cost… Continue reading

Latest News: Danish Government investing more in eLearning

Latest News: Digital Maturity Model applied on three Nordic School-systems

eLearningworld News from Denmark Danish students are using a great amount of IT in education in comparison with other OECD countries a recent report shows and the digital literacy is on an equally high level. But the technology could be used better to improve the learning environment. With this background the Danish Government the next year is directing additional funding to buy digital learning applications. Since it is seen as one of the main tools… Continue reading

Latest News: Teachers must have computer skills stated in planned five-year digital strategy

Latest News: EdTech Accelerator offers Funding and Expertise

eLearningworld News from Ireland The Irish Government’s digital strategy for schools for the next five years includes a demand for good digital skills among teachers. From this prerequisite ICT should be integrated in all teacher education. Seán Ó Foghlú, secretary general of the Department of Education and Skills said as a comment to the OECD PISA assessment for digital skills: “There is more to learning obviously than literacy and numeracy.” (quoted in Irish Times). Teacher’s… Continue reading