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Latest News: “Future Classroom” making progress in collaboration with Samsung

eLearningworld News from Sweden The research project “Future Classroom” (Framtidens klassrum) that was launched a couple of months ago in partnership with Samsung have identified three main areas to build the 21st Century Classroom: Make use of the latest technology, develop new pedagogical methods and design the classroom with new futuristic furnishing. University College West want with the project to target an organisational perspective on school digitalisation in contradiction to other research projects in Sweden… Continue reading

Latest News: Bringing 500 schools and colleges to the digital world

eLearningworld News from France 500 schools and colleges in France will be digitalised during this year. This will mark the first stage of the digital plan for education, which means that more than 70,000 students and 8,000 teachers fully will be able to use the potential of digital tools for education. The Minister of Higher Education and Research, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem introduces the new policy as follows: “The digital revolution profoundly transformed all sectors of society.… Continue reading

Latest News: Open Educational Resources to improve German schools

eLearningworld News from Germany The Federal Ministry of Education is starting to a campaign to promote Open Educational Resources (OER) in the German educational system. The first step is to examine and mapping the conditions for the establishment of a digital infrastructure OER on the web. Education Minister Johanna Wanka explains: “Open Educational materials provide the opportunity to tap the innovative potential of digitization for teaching and learning. Digital media offer the opportunity to increase… Continue reading

Latest News: Municipality investing in School Digitalisation

eLearningworld News from Sweden: As a part of a big school development-project the municipality of Väsby in the Stockholm area will invest more than 200 000 Euro per year to digitalise the school. The investment is directed on technology, competence- and pedagogical development. The purpose is that all pupils in the Väsby municipality will have skills to use modern technology for an improved learning experience and thereby get better results. Source: Press release from the… Continue reading