Computer Science for all K-12 Students – New York City shows the way

Hundreds of teachers in New York attended further training in Computer Science in August at the CS Institute in its CS4All-initiative. So far 1900 teachers from 800 schools have received training since the launch 2015. As a result in the 2018-19 school year, 160 000 New York City students learned …

Learning from the best – CERN offers programme for physics teachers

CERN that is located outside Geneva is one of the most respected science centres in the world. This European research organization operates e.g. the largest particle physics laboratory and it is also the place where the World Wide Web was born among many other inventions. CERN now offers a programme …

Source analysis education requires a complete upgrade in school

eLearningworld News In a new research study from the University of Lund about source analysis education in school, the results show that the field requires a complete upgrade to be adapted to the digital development. In an environment of search engines, social media and other websites just a click from …

The demand for teacher training increases when education turns digital

eLearningworld News 10 000 teachers in Norway applied for further teacher training 2018, which is 600 more than the year before. The focus on the applications is to meet the new requirements of mathematics and language in the new Norwegian curriculum. At the same time as new courses in programming …

Teacher students learn to create digitally

eLearningworld News At Stockholm University students that is studying to become preschool teachers is also preparing for the digital society’s pedagogy by developing necessary skills. Since digital learning design and evaluation of educational apps for children is an important part of the curriculum. Where the production of a digital learning …

Museum offers school’s in poorer suburbs education in coding

eLearningworld News The Museum of Technology in Stockholm now launching the MakerTour for Coding in School. During three years the museum will offer Middle Schools in poorer parts of Stockholm free teacher training, workshops in school and at the museum, as well as holiday activities with coding courses for the …

Latest News: New five year teacher education and digitization in focus

eLearningworld News from Norway The Norwegian Government wants to transform the teacher education to a five year program that better corresponds to todays and future working life. A special focus is set to attract more foreign teacher students to Norwegian universities. The aim is that the new teacher education program …

Latest News: Slow school digitization in Finland and Sweden

eLearningworld News from Finland and Sweden In the Doctoral Thesis “The Subtle Inequality – On Schools’ Material Conditions and Students’ Learning Opportunities” Pär Isling Poromaa at the Umeå University shows that there are considerable differences in access to learning tools in Swedish schools. At the same time as the level …