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LifeLong Learning spots as the main meeting-place in future Cities

LifeLong Learning spots as the main meeting-place in future Cities

In a fast-changing world learning and re-learning is the engine to develop both personally and professionally. Since this is an environment where social, economic and political norms are constantly being challenged and redefined. In this spirit, UNESCO started the initiative Learning Cities to support the transformation of the local societies into citizens as lifelong learners. Meeting-place in future Cities The member-cities within Learning Cities-network are from all over the world. Where six basic points form… Continue reading

Latest News: Education-level in European Cities, No1 is?

Latest News: Education-level in European Cities, No1 is?

eLearningworld News from the EU The post-industrial society has often been termed the knowledge-based society, from Eurostat has published statistics that shows the level of education in European cities. The winner with the highest degree of concentration of graduates is by far London. BBC concluding with a question: Is London going to be a new kind of city state, based on a graduate economy? Especially, since it is to a large extent differing in educational level… Continue reading

How to fight ignorance about the world

How to fight ignorance about the world

People do worse than chimps on a simple multiple-choice-test On three simple questions about the global development all groups of people tested did worse than chimps. In the very interesting TedTalk below Professor Hans Rosling and Ola Rosling discuss the role of media and the role of outdated education as well as personal bias as causes of ignorance and how to fight it. [ted id=2090] Continue reading

The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 10: Competence

The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 10: Competence

The digital revolution gives fuel to the creative revolution. This creates the foundation for the shift of paradigm, where it is not any longer the best adapted that will reach the longest but most creative. In this spirit a career that runs up a shaky career-ladder is not applicable but a career goes forward as a result of choices. Such a society demands new ingredients for learning when it comes to school-education and further to… Continue reading