Latest News: EU Commission eyeing how to boost the European sharing economy

eLearningworld News from EU The EU Commission has identified the developing sharing/collaborative economy as an important engine for entrepreneurship, innovation, job creation and growth. Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen, responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, said: “Europe’s next unicorn could stem from the collaborative economy. Our role is to encourage …

Latest News: Romania partner with Watson to build Cognitive Computing Hub

eLearningworld News from Romania The Government of Romania has identified cognitive computing as one of the fields to boost future growth. In this spirit the government has signed a letter of intent with IBM to jointly build European and National Romanian Innovation Cognitive Hub (ENRICH). The Romanian Ministry of Communications …

Latest News: The formula for edtech alchemy presented on Israel summit

eLearningworld News from Israel Israel Edtech Summit 2016 that takes place June 8-9 in Tel Aviv includes besides leading people from Israel education and edtech community and an edtech delegation from China also several other prominent international guests like the founder of Steve Jobs Schools, Maurice de Hond. One of …

Latest News: Gamification reaching a new level in the coming years

eLearningworld News from the World In a new global forecast the gamification market is expected to grow from $1.65 billion in 2015 to $11.10 billion by 2020. The speedy growth of social media is driving the gamification market as well as the BYOD, bring your own device-development, among businesses. Another …

Latest News: Gamified practice before School Exams with promising outcome

eLearningworld News from Jamaica Gsat, Grade Six Achievement Test, is given to eleven years old in Jamaica every year where the results has high impact on the child’s further studies. The competition to reach top score is thereby hard. This has made the edtech-company Edufocal to turn the practice before …

Latest News: Toolkit for Leadership in times of change, London Business School

eLearningworld News from UK Richard Jolly is Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School. In his research on the challenges of leading in times of change he has developed a toolkit of what skills is required. He identify ten keys to management that is vital for success. This …

Latest News: New Search Engine to find the best courses in 4000 universities

eLearningworld News from Sweden SchoolApply.com is a new search engine where students can find courses of their choice among 4000 universities worldwide. By the end of 2016 the company hopes to have 20 000 schools listed. The search engine filters e.g. program level, academic discipline, tuition fees, school ranking and …

Latest News: Making kids learn economics with an interactive game

eLearningworld News from US Which is the best pedagogical method to teach economics in order to make school pupils really understand it? Sahith Malyala and Sahil Yedulla, two high school seniors, answer is 5-10 minutes lecture combined with an interactive game that tests the pupils’ understanding. The outcome is engagement …

Latest News: Google Campus for StartUps opens in Warsaw

eLearningworld News from Poland The Warsaw Google Campus is a support center for start-ups and inventors that require advanced technologies to develop their business and also gives opportunity to collaborate with other entrepreneurs. The Minister of Science, Peter Dardziński that just has been appointed to focus on innovation and the …

Latest News: Building bridges between Young Entrepreneurs with Knowledge Worldwide

eLearningworld News from Norway 25 young entrepreneurs from all over the world has been invited to Telenor Youth Forum 2015. The selected participants has two characteristics in common, they was born in the digital age and has come up with untraditional and innovative digital solutions on new or existing problems …