Foreign Language skills improves by Listening to Vocabulary in Sleep, study shows

eLearningworld News A research project from Oxford University by Thomas Schreiner and Björn Rasch has put the hypothesis that listening to a foreign language during sleep can help improve vocabulary. Since sleep has a beneficial role in memory consolidation. To investigate the hypothesis in practice totally 68 healthy humans were …

Best way for children to develop language skills, new research from MIT

eLearningworld News Dialogue is the most important method to develop children’s language skills MIT cognitive scientists have found in a new research project. Rachel Romeo, the lead author of the paper of the research published in the online edition of Psychological Science, concludes: “The important thing is not just to …

Introducing European Education in Secondary Schools

eLearningworld News European integration is about to speed up again, in this spirit education should follow in its tracks, which the Luxembourgish Minister of Education, Claude Meisch has acknowledged. On 8 December 2017 he presented a new public European education offer in three Luxembourgish secondary schools where the foundation is …

Latest News: Lifelong Learning – New research shows the impact of learning a new language

eLearningworld News from Scotland Research from the University of Edinburgh carried out with students of all ages shows that learning a new language not only develop a new vital skill, it also improves a person’s attention. Already, within a week of study improvements starts to appear and with regular practice …

Latest News: France taking the lead in school development: Language- and Digital Power

eLearningworld News from France France is now implementing its grand digitalisation plan for school. This plan is based on the lessons learned from the large-scale experiments during recent years. The French government will invest 1 billion euros over the next 3 years for digital education development with focus on teacher …

Latest News: Education 2032: Next step to translate visions into a concrete updated curriculum

eLearningworld News from the Netherlands January 23, 2016 the Dutch Government presented the outcome of the first step of the ambitious project Education 2032 where the visions were outlined.  State Secretary of Education Sander Dekker stating that, “the further elaboration of the ideas will rely on the enthusiasm, commitment and …

Latest News: Education for integration from Day One for Refugees

eLearningworld News from Finland The teacher-union OAJ in Finland proposes that refugees should start to receive education from they arrive in order to speed up integration in the society. This will also shorten the way to the labour market. The focus of the education is to learn about the Finnish …

Latest News: Introduction to Dutch – 3000 completed the course

eLearningworld News from the Netherlands We wrote about the Introduction to Dutch online-course from Groningen University almost two month ago and now it is (almost) finished. Totally 33 800 registered and 3000 completed the three week’s course, which is rather normal for a MOOC, and impressive for an introduction to …