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Schoolwork mixed with practice increases motivation

Vocational school students that participate in an education where they switch between the classroom and practical work are more motivated and learn more, according to a new research report. The pilot project started in 2014-15 with students of health care, construction, cars and service in Norway. The mixed curriculum also has shown other positive outcomes including an increased understanding between school and business. The Norwegian Minister of Education, Jan Tore Sanner, comments in the following… Continue reading

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